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Floods in Jakarta and Its Surrounding Areas

04 January 2020

                Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has written to Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi to express his condolences over the tragic loss of lives and destruction caused by the floods in Jakarta and its surrounding areas. The text of the letter is appended.

 

               The Singapore Embassy in Jakarta is monitoring the situation closely. Singaporeans in the affected areas are advised to monitor the local news closely, and heed the instructions of the local authorities. Singaporeans are also advised to stay in touch with your family and friends so that they know you are safe. Singaporeans in need of consular assistance may contact the Singapore Embassy in Jakarta or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office at:

  

Singapore Embassy in Jakarta

Tel: +62-(21) 2995-0400 / +62-811 863-348

Email: singemb_jkt@mfa.sg

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours)

Tel: +65 6379 8800/8855

Email: mfa_duty_officer@mfa.gov.sg

 

 

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

4 JANUARY 2020

 


 

Letter from Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan to Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi

 

 

4 January 2020

 

 

Her Excellency Retno L.P. Marsudi

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Republic of Indonesia

 

 

Dear Ibu Retno,

 

 

            I am saddened to hear of the tragic loss of lives and extensive damage caused by the floods in Jakarta and its surrounding areas. Please accept my deepest condolences to the families of the victims and all Indonesians affected by the floods.

 

            Singapore stands in solidarity with Indonesia during this period. I am confident that the Indonesian government will manage the relief efforts ably, and that the affected neighbourhoods will swiftly return to normalcy.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

DR VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN

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