Speaker of Irish Senate Denis O Donovan cabled a message on Thursday to express condolences with the Iranian government and nation over the devastating earthquake which claimed hundreds of civilian lives and injured thousands more.
Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of a high number of Iranians because of a strong earthquake which hit western areas of the country on November 12.
An Iranian official said on Wednesday that over 7,000 victims of the quake in western province of Kermanshah, in the first 20 hours after the incident, were transferred to medical centers where they received 100 organ transplants and 8,400 surgeries.
Attorney General of Pakistan, Parliamentarians, military personnel, cultural personalities, politicians and foreign diplomats in Islamabad have extended condolences to the Iranian nation and the government on deadly quake which killed hundreds and wounded thousands more.
A leading Pakistani English-language newspaper on Wednesday urged the international community to put aside political considerations and help Iran in carrying out relief efforts after the devastating earth quake.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi dismissed as untrue the rumors on a phone call between Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Iranian president about the UAE’s offer of aid to earthquake-affected people in western Iran.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent condolences to his Iranian and Iraqi counterparts over a massive earthquake near the Iran-Iraq border area on Sunday, and pledged steadfast supports to the two nations at this hard time.
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami has decided to put his Rio 2016 Olympic Games impressive achievement to good use, and auction his gold medal to give the money to families stricken in the magnitude-7.3 earthquake that struck western Iran at the weekend.
A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale has hit the border region between Iran and Iraq causing extensive material damage and loss of life in some western Iranian provinces, most notably in Kermanshah Province, presstv.com reported.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif extended his gratitude for global expressions of sympathy and offers of assistance over the Sunday earthquake that killed at least 430 people in western provinces of Iran.