The Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon sent a message of condolences to the Emperor of Japan Akihito.
The message reads, in particular:
We are deeply saddened to learn the news of natural disasters as a result of torrential rains in the central and south-western regions of Japan, which claimed numerous human lives and inflicted great material damage.
Please accept my deepest condolences and convey our sincere sympathy to the friends and relatives of the victims. I wish all the victims a speedy recovery. "