Statement by the Government of Indonesia on the Earthquake in Myanmar

28 March, 2011 | Source: MFA-RI

Statement by the Government of Indonesia on the Earthquake in Myanmar

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia is deeply saddened by the earthquake that struck the Shan State, Myanmar, on 24 March 2011 that hasreportedly caused more than 75 casualties thus far.

 

The Government of Indonesia extends its most sincere condolences and profound grief for the resulting loss of lives, injuries, and physical damages.

 

The Government and the People of Indonesia stands ready to assist and contribute to the efforts by the Government and the People of Myanmar in addressing this earthquake.

 

 

Jakarta, 25 March 2011


 

 

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