This is to inform you with profound regret, the passing away on 16th August 2018, of H.E. Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India.
H.E. Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as the Prime Minister of India in 1996, 1998 to 1999, and then from 1999 to 2004. A seven day state mourning would be observed from 16 – 22 August 2018 and a state funeral accorded to the departed leader.
This is to inform further that a condolence book would be kept open on Monday, 20 & Tuesday, 21 August 2018 between 1030 – 1230 hrs at the Embassy premises at Tungata 7, 101 Reykjavik.