## An official consolation letter from Korean Mathematical Society and Korea Association of Mathematical Societies(2011/03/16)

The Mathematical Society of Japan received an official consolation letter from Korean Mathematical Society and Korea Association of Mathematical Societies addressed to the mathematicians and mathematics educators in Japan.

Dear mathematicians and mathematics educators in Japan,

Given the tremendous calamity Japan is experiencing, driven by the recent earthquake and tsunami, the mathematicians and mathematics educators of Korea would like to offer warm words of consolation from the bottom of our hearts. We hope that the loss of lives and finances is minimized.

Despite nature's most devastating events, we have been very impressed by the Japanese people, who have kept public order and helped their neighbors before helping themselves. We are sure that Japan will overcome this hardship with indomitable willpower and even make great strides, as she has done against many difficulties.

Mathematicians and mathematics educators in Korea have a feeling of kinship for our friends and colleagues in Japan and share your acute grief. We pray that Japan recovers from this difficulty as soon as possible.

Sincerely Yours,

Dong Youp SUH

President of

Korean Mathematical Society and

Korean Association of Mathematical Societies

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- Korea Association of Mathematical Societies consists of the following members:
- Korean Mathematical Society
- Korea Society of Mathematical Education
- Korea Society of Educational Studies in Mathematics
- Korean Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- Korean Woman in Mathematical Sciences
- Korea Institute of Information Security & Cryptology
- Korean Association for Mathematical Logic
- Korean Society for Mathematical Biology
- Korea Society for History of Mathematics
- Korean Society of Elementary Mathematics Education
- Korean Society of Teachers of Mathematics