KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Bernama) -- Deputy Foreign Minister Kohilan A.
Pillay, on behalf of the Malaysian government, today signed the condolence book
on the demise of Ghana President, John Atta Mills.
The Foreign Ministry in a statement today said the signing was done at the
republic''s High Commission here.
In the condolence message, Kohilan said Mills'' departure was not only a
great loss to the republic''s government, but also to the African region as a
"During this period of grief, may the people of the Republic of Ghana and
particularly his bereaved family be given strength and solace to overcome their
sorrow," he wrote.
Mills died of an unspecified illness on Tuesday, just a few days after
celebrating his 68th birthday on Saturday.
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