May 19, 2014
Subject: Crash of Lao Air Force flight
On behalf of the United Nations in Lao PDR, please allow me to express my condolences to the Government of Lao PDR on the loss of such valued members of the Government in the crash of the Lao Air Force flight on Saturday morning. As many of those who lost their lives were close colleagues of the United Nations, we join you in mourning their passing. We also extend our condolences to the families of all those killed in this tragedy.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurance of my highest consideration.