Tokyo Electric Power Co President Toshio Nishizawa on Sunday apologized for causing "trouble, pain and worry to residents living in the vicinity of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, people in Fukushima Prefecture and society at large."
Nishizawa, who refused to meet with reporters on the first anniversary of the March 11 disaster, made the apology during a visit to the stricken plant on Sunday afternoon, TBS reported.
TEPCO employees observed a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m., the time the earthquake struck. Nishizawa then gave a speech which was broadcast to over 150 employees and officials at TEPCO's headquarters in Tokyo.
The embattled TEPCO president urged employees to keep the feelings of the victims etched in their hearts and minds hile working together to prioritize safety, TBS said.© Japan Today