South Africa sends condolences to Indonesia following deadly tsunami

South Africa sends condolences to Indonesia following deadly tsunami

The Government and people of South Africa wish to extend its sincere condolences to the Government and people of Indonesia following a tsunami that struck the coastal towns on the Sunda Strait on Saturday, 22 December 2018.

The thoughts of the people of South Africa are with the people of Indonesia during this difficult period and the South African Government extends its sympathy to those families who have lost their loved ones.

The South African Embassy in Jakarta is in contact with authorities and no South African casualties have been reported.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation urges family members of any South African who is residing or on holiday in Indonesia, whom they cannot contact or locate, to contact the Department’s 24-hour switchboard number at 012 351 1000.

Source: Government of South Africa