President Tsai Ing-wen expressed her deepest sympathy and concern to Indonesia after an earthquake rocked the country’s Sulawesi Island, Friday
By: Central News Agency
TAIPEI (CNA) — Indonesia’s top envoy to Taiwan expressed his country’s gratitude
Sunday for Taiwan’s offer of help following a 7.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the country’s Sulawesi Island Friday, leaving hundreds of people dead.
“Thank you very much for the offer to help us,” Didi Sumedi, representative of Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei, said on the sidelines of an Indonesian cultural event held in New Taipei Sunday.
Sumedi said Taiwanese officials have told him that the government of Taiwan will help Indonesia if needed. But so far, the Indonesian representative said, his country can handle the situation.
“For the time being, Indonesia can handle the situation,” he noted. [FULL STORY]