Dr. Al-Issa expresses solidarity with Japan's tsunami victims
Muslim World League Secretary General Sheikh Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa participated in a ceremony to mark the seventh anniversary of the tsunami that hit Sendai city, northern Japan, in 2011.
On arrival at the ceremony, he was greeted by city officials and other dignitaries.
Dr. Al-Issa expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and the Japanese people on behalf of the Muslim World League.
He stressed that the tsunami had left behind painful memories and expressed MWL’s solidarity with the families of the victims.
Dr. Al-Issa also praised the efforts of the people and officials of Sendai city to rebuild their city and the efforts exerted to overcome the effects of the calamity and the subsequent floods.
As part of his visit to the city, Dr. Al-issa also visited the Sindai School for Orphans, which shelters children who had lost their parents in the tsunami. He met the teaching staff and a number of orphans and was briefed on the efforts of the school, which is one of the initiatives taken by the Japanese people to alleviate the sufferings caused by the tsunami.