CECC Chairman Sander Levin and Cochairman Byron Dorgan Issue Condolence Message Following Major Earthquake in Sichuan Province

Congressional-Executive Commission on China | www.cecc.gov

May 14, 2008

(Washington, DC)—On behalf of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, we express our most heartfelt condolences to the Chinese people for the terrible loss of life and injury suffered as a result of Monday’s tragic earthquake. Our thoughts and sympathies are with all those who now must endure the pain and heartbreak of losing family and friends. We sincerely hope for the complete success of all rescue efforts, the health and welfare of China’s emergency responders, and the speedy recovery of all those who have been injured. We offer our full support and hope for recovery and healing at this difficult time.

Sander Levin, Chair | Byron L. Dorgan, Cochair