Letter From Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura on the Damages Caused by the Typhoon in the Republic of the Philippines

June 24, 2008

  On June 24(Tue), Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura, on behalf of Japanese government and people of Japan, sent a letter to Foreign Secretary Alberto G. Romulo, expressing deepest condolences for the tragic losses of many lives and tremendous damage caused by Typhoon Fengsheng, including the accident of sunken ferry. Mr. Koumura also noted in the letter his best wishes for the speedy alleviation of the suffering of the affected people as well as for the full restoration in the areas damaged by this calamity.