Germany condemns Delhi blast, expresses solidarity

Last Updated: Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 19:19

New Delhi: German Ambassador Thomas Matussek
on Thursday condemned the blast outside the Delhi High Court and
said that his country stand by India at this moment of
tragedy.

"Our heart goes out for the victims and their family
members. Germany stands with India," Mastussek told agency on the
sidelines of a charity event here.
"The venom of terrorism has to be fought at every level,
but not through hatred," he said.

The Ambassador was at Nizamuddin `basti` to inaugurate
the Hope Project Charitable Trust`s renovated vocational
skills development centre.

Matussek handed over a donation of Rs 2.5 lakh for the
vocational training centre.

German Embassy is now planning to take "The Hope Project"
to other parts of India. "We are planing to support a health
centre in Pattan, Kashmir", he said.
"We will provide medical equipment and infrastructure to
health care centre in Pattan. This will be hopefully realised
by the end of this year", project co-ordinator Anja Maria
Bugs said.

"The Hope Project" gets regular grants and sustained
support from the German Embassy to carry out social work.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 19:19

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