Queen Elizabeth condoles with ‘Milenyo’ victims
Quezon City (5 October) -- BRITAIN’S Queen Elizabeth has expressed her condolences to the victims of typhoon Milenyo (international codename: Xangsane) which struck the country last week and whose devastating effects are still felt today.
British Ambassador Peter Beckingham conveyed the queen's condolences to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
"I was saddened to hear of the tragic loss of life during typhoon Xangsane. I send my sincere condolences to the families who have lost loved ones. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time," the British ruler said in a short note. (PIA) [top]