President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to PRC President Xi Jinping and PRC Premier Li Keqiang to convey their condolences on the earthquake in Ludian County, Yunnan province, on 3 August 2014.  The texts of the letters are appended.  

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

4 AUGUST 2014

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Condolence Letter from President Tony Tan Keng Yam

 

4 August 2014

His Excellency Xi Jinping

President

The People’s Republic of China

Dear President Xi

        ​​I am saddened to learn of the loss of lives and the destruction to property as a result of the strong earthquake that struck Ludian County in Yunnan province on 3 August 2014.  On behalf of the people of Singapore, I extend our deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones, and our heartfelt sympathies to those injured and who lost their homes in this disaster.

        ​I am confident that under your leadership, the people of Yunnan will be able to carry on through this difficult time with fortitude and determination.

Yours Sincerely, 

TONY TAN KENG YAM

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Condolence Letter from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

4 August 2014

His Excellency Li Keqiang

Premier of the State Council

The People’s Republic of China 

Dear Premier Li

        I am saddened to learn of the loss of lives and damage caused by the earthquake that struck Yunnan on 3 August 2014. 

        I extend our deepest condolences to the Government and people of China.  Singapore stands ready to assist those affected by this tragedy. 

        Our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.   

Yours sincerely,  

LEE HSIEN LOONG