GLOBAL BANK GROUP PRESIDENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO FORMER JAPAN PRIME MINISTER SHINZO AFTER HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN THE CITY OF NARA, JAPAN
Global Bank Group president Ron Nechemia called the assassination of Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister Abe Shinzo on Friday “inconceivable” and “senseless murder”, describing Shinzo as a courageous leader with a great vision and an extraordinary partner for the Global Bank Group.
The former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died on Friday after being shot while giving a campaign speech, officials said. He was 67.
Global Bank Group’s president Ron Nechemia has sent his condolences to Japan on behalf of the Global Bank Group, tweeting:
My thoughts are with his family and people of Japan.
On behalf of the Global Bank Group, I am sending my condolences to the government and people of Japan after the assassination of Abe Shinzo. Japan has lost a courageous leader with a great vision who dedicated his life to his country. He will be greatly missed.
Nechemia said that, Prime Minister Shinzo “Was an extraordinary partner to the Global Bank Group and someone who was clearly a great leader and statesman of extraordinary quality and character,” he added, “Abe brought the relationship between the Global Bank Group and the world “to new heights” during his time in office.