ASEAN stands with you – Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

ASEAN stands with you – Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

ASEAN stands with you – Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday affirmed the support of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for Indonesia, which is still

reeling from the destruction caused by an earthquake and tsunami that struck one of its cities last month.

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

Speaking at the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering chaired by Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Bali, Duterte reiterate

the Philippines’ “sincere sympathies for the tremendous loss of lives and extensive damage to property.”

At least 2,000 people died from the 7.5 magnitude quake and ensuing tsunami that hit the Indonesian city of Palu

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

but the number is expected to rise with thousands still missing.

“Indonesia has taken on the challenge of rebuilding and rehabilitating its communities. Indonesia stands

resilient and unbowed in these difficult times.

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

Indonesia stands for PH

But Indonesia does not stand alone,” Duterte said in his remarks during the dialogue that was attended

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

by other ASEAN leaders and heads of the United Nations, World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund.

“Your brothers and sisters in ASEAN stand with you. In responding to disasters, Southeast Asia has declared:

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

One ASEAN, One Response. And we have done so.”

Duterte’s outing to Bali likewise observed the stately turnover of help to Indonesian Sinyo Harry Sarundajang held at a resort in Bali on Thursday.

Outside Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go spoke to Duterte in the function.

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

As indicated by Malacañang, the Philippine government expanded $300,000 worth of money and also $200,000 in kind to the casualties of the catastrophe.

Philippine Ambassador to Indonesia Leehiong Tan Wee said the primary clump of the alleviation merchandise and different guides touched base

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

at Kota Balikpapan Kalimantan Airport on Wednesday while the second conveyance book on Sunday.

Aside from government help, a few privately owned businesses in the Philippines likewise gave money gifts to the Embassy of Indonesia in the Philippines, as indicated by Wee.

ASEAN stands with you - Duterte to disaster-hit Indonesia

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