Japan tsunami anniversary: PM Modi expresses sympathy towards affected people

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New Delhi, Mar. 11 (ANI): On the fifth anniversary of the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan that left more than 18,000 dead or missing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep sympathy towards the affected people and lauded the resilience of the nation.

“On 5th anniversary of Great East Japan Earthquake, India offers deep sympathy to those affected. We admire the resilience of people of Japan”, the Prime Minister said.

According to reports, a minute’s silence will be held across Japan at 2:46 pm (5:46 GMT), the time the quake hit.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Emperor Akihito will offer flowers at a memorial ceremony in Tokyo. (ANI)

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