President Nazarbayev sends condolence message to his Iranian counterpart
President of Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in a message to President of Islamic Republic of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday condoled with him in catastrophic Bushehr earthquake, IRNA reported.
President Nazarbayev while expressing sympathy both personally and on behalf of his nation with the Iranian officials, nation and the bereaved family members of the Bushehr earthquake victims and wounded individuals, praying to Almighty Allah for the salvation of the should of the bygone victims and patience for their families.
President Nazarbayev has continued his condolence message also announced Kazakhstanˈs readiness for forwarding assistance to the earthquake region in Bushehr upon receiving demand from the Iranian officials.
The 6.1 degree earthquake of Bushehr province led to high casualties and material losses.
Several cities - Kaki, Kengan and Khormooj - were completely destroyed.
Over 70 aftershocks were registered in the quake-stricken city of Dashti since early Wednesday.
A killer earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale inflicted severe damage upon 12 villages in Shanbeh and Tasouj areas in Dashti on Tuesday.
The latest official death toll from the quake-stricken areas of Shanbeh, Tasouj and Kaki has increased to 37 while 850 have been injured.