The Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon sent a message of condolences to Emperor Akihito of Japan.
The message reads, in particular:
We are very sad to share the news of the loss of many human lives and serious damage caused by the natural disasters following heavy rains in the central and south-western regions of Japan.
Please, Majesty, accept my deepest condolences and convey our feelings of empathy to the families and relatives of victims. We wish a speedy recovery to all the injured».