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India to provide assistance to cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief at the devastation caused by cyclone 'Pam' in Vanuatu, the island in the Pacific Ocean, and said India will provide immediate financial assitance to that country.

"The devastation caused by cyclone Pam in Vanuatu is extremely unfortunate. I share the sorrow and pain of all those who have been affected," Modi said in a message. He said the Ministry of External Affairs will provide immediate financial assistance to people of Vanuatu. "We stand shoulder to shoulder with Vanuatu in this hour of grief," the Prime Minister said.The damage from the category five storm to the island nation has been extensive and is still being assessed.

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