President Truong Tan Sang on March 16 extended his condolences to President of the Republic of Vanuatu Baldwin Lonsdale over the losses of lives and property damage caused by Cyclone Pam last week.

The same day, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung conveyed his sympathy to his Vanuatuan counterpart Joe Natuman.

Deputy Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh also cabled a condolence message to Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade Sato Kilman.-VNA