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
30 JANUARY 2019
Letter from President Halimah Yacob to President Jair Bolsonaro of the Federative Republic of Brazil
1 February 2019
His Excellency Jair Bolsonaro
Federative Republic of Brazil
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.