His Majesty sends condolences to Papua New Guinea
His Majesty the King sent a letter to the regent of New Papua New Guinea on Sunday to express his condolences over a major earthquake in the province of Hela late last month.
The King said in the letter that he felt sorry for the loss of lives and damage caused by the quake on February 26.
The letter says: “I felt very sad to hear the report of the earthquake in the province of Hela, causing many deaths and injuries and causing widespread damage to properties and the infrastructure. I express my deep condolences to you and the people of Papua New Guinea who suffered losses because of this disaster.”