The Pan African Writers Association (PAWA) has commiserated with the government and people of Morocco following the devastating earthquake that recently struck the nation. The earthquake resulted in the tragic loss of over 2,000 lives and left more than 2,000 individuals injured.
In a heartfelt condolence letter jointly signed by PAWA’s President, Hon. John Rusimbi, and the Secretary-General, Dr. Wale Okediran, the association extended its sympathies to King Mohammed VI, the Moroccan Government, and the entire populace. Additionally, PAWA conveyed its condolences to the families, friends, and relatives of the victims who are grappling with the profound and irreparable loss caused by the earthquake.
PAWA also took the opportunity to recognise and appreciate the commendable efforts of King Mohammed VI and his government in their unwavering support for the promotion of literature and culture on the African continent. Their commitment to these endeavours has significantly contributed to fostering unity and shared values among African nations.
In a gesture of solidarity and support during these trying times, PAWA offered its heartfelt prayers for a swift resolution of the tragedy and the speedy recovery of the affected communities. The association stands in unity with Morocco, sharing in their grief and extending a helping hand to assist in the recovery and rebuilding efforts.
The association reaffirmed its commitment to standing alongside Morocco and the African continent in times of adversity and in the pursuit of shared cultural and literary aspirations.