Taiwan gives US$500,000 to Indonesia for post-tsunami relief work

Focus Taiwan
Date 2019/01/22
By: Jay Chou and Ko Lin

Photo courtesy of Taipei Economic and Trade Office, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Jakarta, Jan. 22 (CNA) Taiwan on Tuesday made another US$500,000 donation to Indonesia to support relief efforts following a deadly tsunami that left hundreds dead last December.

The donation was made in Jakarta by Taiwan’s representative to Indonesia Chen Chung (陳忠) to Ginandjar Kartasasmita, acting chairman of the Indonesian Red Cross Society.

Chen, also thanked the Indonesian government and those who helped the family of six Taiwanese tourists seek medical attention after they were found stranded in a mountainous area in Lampung Province where the disaster struck.

Taiwan’s government has decided to make another donation to help with post-disaster relief work and aid reconstruction in areas affected by the natural disaster, Chen said.

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