Following the tragic crash of an AirAsia passenger plane, President Hassan Rouhani condoled and sympathized with his Indonesian counterpart and nation in a message of condolence on Tuesday.
Addressed to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the message also sympathized with the Indonesian government and the bereaved families of the crash victims on behalf of the Iranian government and nation.
“In this blessed month in which the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) was born, I hereby also pray for the salvation of the souls of the tragic accident’s victims and for patience for their bereaved families,” added President Rouhani, wishing President Widodo and the great Indonesian nation, good health, success, well-being, and development.
Indonesian rescuers searching for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people pulled bodies and wreckage from the sea off the coast of Borneo on Tuesday.
Indonesia AirAsia’s Flight QZ8501, an Airbus A320-200, lost contact with air traffic control early on Sunday during bad weather on a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.