Vietnam extends sympathy to Indonesia over tsunami-caused losses

Saturday, 2018-09-29 19:35:29
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A shopping mall collapsed in Palu city in Central Sulawesi province of Indonesia after earthquakes and tsunami on September 28. (Photo: AFP/VNA)
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NDO/ VNA – Top leaders of Vietnam on September 29 sent messages of sympathy to Indonesian leaders over the huge losses in humans and property caused by earthquakes and tsunami in Palu city, Central Sulawesi province.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh cabled the messages to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, while National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan sent the message to Speaker of the People’s Representative Council Bambang Soesatyo.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh cabled a similar message to Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi.