Xi Jinping Sends Message of Condolence to Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva over Severe Rainstorms and Floods in Southern Brazil

2023-09-09 21:00

On September 9, 2023, President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolence to Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva over the heavy casualties caused by severe rainstorms and floods in southern Brazil.

Xi Jinping expressed his shock to learn of the severe rainstorms and floods in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul and other places, which have caused heavy casualties and property losses. On behalf of the Chinese government and people, he extended deep condolences to the victims and sincere sympathies to the bereaved families and the affected people, and wished the injured a speedy recovery. Xi Jinping expressed his belief that people in the disaster-hit areas in Brazil will be able to overcome the difficulties and rebuild their homes.