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Condolence Letter from President Halimah Yacob to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on the Collapse of the Brazilian Dam on 25 January 2019

31 January 2019

President Halimah Yacob has written to President Jair Bolsonaro of the Federative Republic of Brazil to convey her condolences on the collapse of the Brumadinho dam at an iron mine in the southeast state of Minas Gerais in Brazil on 25 January 2019.  The letter is appended.

 

 

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

30 JANUARY 2019

 

 

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Letter from President Halimah Yacob to President Jair Bolsonaro of the Federative Republic of Brazil

 

 

 

1 February 2019

 

 

His Excellency Jair Bolsonaro

President

Federative Republic of Brazil

 

 

Your Excellency,

 

 

I was saddened to learn of the collapse of the Brumadinho dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais on 25 January 2019, which resulted in the tragic loss of lives.

 

 

On behalf of the people of Singapore, I extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved families of the victims, and wish the injured a swift recovery.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Brazil during this difficult period.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

 

HALIMAH YACOB

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