Global Outpouring of Grief: Find Out Which Countries Expressed Grief over Balasore Train Accident!
Date: June 5, 2023
World leaders from various countries, including the Taliban's 'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan,' have united in expressing their condolences to the families affected by the tragic train accident in Odisha's Balasore district. With heartfelt sympathies and messages of solidarity, leaders from around the globe share the grief and stand with the Government of India during this difficult time.
Leaders from around the world, along with the Afghanistan's Taliban regime have come together to express their grief and condolences over the devastating train accident in Odisha, India.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin conveyed his deep condolences to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi through a telegram, expressing shared grief and wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.
- British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expressed heartfelt support and admiration to the survivors and rescue workers, while also offering condolences to the families of the victims through a tweet.
- French President Emanuel Macron tweeted his condolences to President Murmu, Prime Minister Modi, and the people of India, standing in solidarity with them during this challenging period.
- Chinese President Xi Jinping sent separate condolence messages to President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Modi, expressing shock at the heavy casualties and extending sincere sympathies to the bereaved families.
- Japanese Prime Minister Kishida expressed deep sadness over the loss of lives and injuries, extending heartfelt condolences to the victims' families and praying for the swift recovery of the injured.
- Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau tweeted his deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones in the tragic accident, assuring the people of India that Canadians stand with them during this difficult time.
- Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' tweeted his sadness over the loss of lives and extended deep condolences to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian government, and the bereaved families.
- Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, expressing deep sadness over the loss of hundreds of lives. He also wished a speedy recovery for the injured.
- Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry expressed his deep sadness over the train accident and extended thoughts and prayers to the victims' families and those injured, emphasizing Sri Lanka's support for India during this time of grief.
- Bhutan's Prime Minister Lotay Tshering sent prayers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India, expressing solidarity and sharing their pain and sorrow.
- Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Tajani expressed condolences on behalf of Italy, offering prayers for the victims and injured while hoping for the successful rescue of those still trapped.
- UN General Assembly President Csaba Korosi expressed his deepest condolences to the families affected by the tragic train accident, extending thoughts and prayers to the victims, their families, and the emergency services.
- Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen offered heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families, expressing prayers for all those affected by the train accident in India.
- Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid conveyed deep sadness over the loss of lives and injuries, extending heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.
The Taliban's 'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan' also conveyed their message of grief and condolences in Hindi.