Ambassador of Japan condole the deaths caused by lightning strikes in district Thar

PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 19-36
 
PRESS RELEASE

Ambassador of Japan condole the deaths in Thar lightning incident
 
Islamabad: 18th November 2019

H.E. Mr. Kuninori Matsuda, the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has expressed his heartfelt sympathies and condolences with the families of those people killed in the incident of lightning that had struck different parts in Thar district of Sindh Province on November 16.

The Ambassador in his condolence message has said that he feels very saddened for the families affected by this natural calamity and wished speedy recovery for those injured. "I can feel your pain and sorrows. Please accept my deepest sympathies and condolences.

The Government of Japan in the recent past has extended assistance to Pakistan for installing as well as upgrading its weather surveillance radar system through Pakistan Metrological department. Japan will continue to support to further strengthening the weather forecasting capability in Pakistan through installing weather surveillance radar system and help Pakistan become more resilient to future natural disasters" said the Ambassador.

It is pertinent to mention here that 5 out of 8 weather radars in Pakistan are supported by Japan and will cover 80% of the country and benefit 90% of the whole population.