President Thabo Mbeki Extends South Africa's Condolences to
Pretoria- South African President Thabo Mbeki today, Tuesday
29 March, extended South Africa's heartfelt condolences to Indonesian President
Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono following the devastating earthquake that hit off
the coast of Sumatra Islands on Monday.
" Please accept the condolences
of the Government and peoples of South Africa to the Government and peoples of
Indonesia following the devastating earthquake that struck the islands of Sumatra
on Monday 28 March 2005" said President Mbeki.
"Please rest assured
that the thoughts and prayers of the Government and peoples of South Africa are
with your government, the peoples of Indonesia and in particular bereaved families
during these trying times" continued President Mbeki.
stands ready to assist the government and peoples of Indonesia in whatever manner
it can and within the limited resources at its disposal" concluded President
Issued by Ronnie Mamoepa at 082-990-4853
Department of Foreign
29 March 2005.