Mayor Offers Condolences over Beirut Blast
Shiraz Mayor Heidar Eskandarpour on Wednesday sent a letter to his Beirut counterpart Jamal Itani, extending condolences over the loss of life of dozens of people caused by the deadly explosion which happened at the port of the city.
The message reads: "I was profoundly saddened to hear the news of the devastating explosion in Beirut, wich has claimed the lives of many of your fellow countrymen and women and left thousands injured. On behalf of the people of Shiraz, I would like to offer my heartfelt sympathy and sincere condolences to you, and the families and relatives of the victims of this tragic incident and wish all those injured a speedy recovery. Standing in solidarity with you and sharing your pain, we hope the people of Beirut will soon gain back their peace of mind, great determination and strengh of heart and start to rebuild the beautiful city of Beirut under your leadership and withe the support of the international community."