PM thanks country for wishing him speedy recoveryJanuary 26th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has thanked the people of the country for wishing him a speedy recovery after his coronary bypass surgery Saturday, an official statement said Monday.”The prime minister has received countless messages from women, men and children from across the country extending their wishes for his speedy recovery and good health. He is deeply touched by their kind words conveying their sincere desire to see him soon in fine health and full strength,” said the statement.
“Manmohan Singh is especially overwhelmed by the abundance of good wishes that have come in from children, many of whom have prayed for his quick recuperation,” it said.
“The prime minister is thankful to the people of the country whose true love for him is a source of great strength to him always and particularly as he recovers from his recent heart surgery. The family of Manmohan Singh joins him in expressing their heartfelt gratitude to the people for their support during this period.”
Several world leaders have also sent messages for the speedy recovery of the prime minister who underwent a beating heart bypass surgery here Saturday.