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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Sends Condolences and Offers Support Following Earthquake in Morocco

(File image) His Holiness the great 14th Dalai Lama

Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India – Saddened by reports he has seen of the devastating earthquake that has struck Morocco leading to extensive loss of life and many injuries, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to His Excellency, the Prime Minister of Morocco.

“I offer my condolences to Your Excellency, the families of those who have lost loved ones and pray for all those affected by this great tragedy,” he wrote.

“I am aware that your government is doing everything it can to provide support to help the rescue and relief efforts in the quake zones. It is also heartening that the international community is sending aid following the earthquake.

“As a token of my solidarity with the people of Morocco affected by this tragedy, I have asked the Gaden Phodrang Foundation of the Dalai Lama to make a donation towards the rescue and relief efforts.”

His Holiness concluded his message with prayers.