President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Pres. Sirleaf Consoles Philippines On Death Of 72 Persons
MONROVIA, May 19 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolenceto the Government and People of Philippines for the death of 72 persons as a result of a fire outbreak that occurred at a Shoes Factory in the capital, Manila.
In the message to President Benigno Aquino of Philippines, President Sirleaf extended heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia and in her own name, and especially to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives as a result of this disaster.
She noted that as the People of the Philippines mourn the loss of their compatriots, the People of Liberia pray that the Almighty God will grant President Aquino, III and the People of the Philippines, strength, courage and fortitude during this difficult period.