Havana, July 22 – Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Barrilla, Today expressed heartfelt condolences to the Chinese people and government for the loss of human lives and property caused by heavy rains in Zhengzhou, Henan Province.
Through his Twitter account, the head of the largest diplomat in the Antilles expressed his condolences to his family and friends.
“We extend our deepest condolences to the Chinese people and government for the loss of human lives and property caused by the heavy rains in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims,” the foreign minister wrote. Cuban.
So far, Chinese officials say 33 people have died and more than three million have been affected by the rains in the central province of Henan, which is already considered the most severe in the last six decades.
According to the Brenza Latin Agency, damage to crops is estimated at 215,200 hectares, and direct economic losses are estimated at about 1,220 million yuan ($ 188 million 600 thousand).
The provincial capital, Zhengzhou, is the worst-affected region, although cities such as Huijian, Anyang, Hebei, Jinxiang and Xiaozuo are on red alert.