Press release

President Danny Faure sends message of condolence following devastating earthquake in Indonesia

December 8, 2016

President Danny Faure has expressed his deepest condolences on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr Joko Widodo following the 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the country’s Aceh province claiming over 100 lives thus far. 

In his message , President Faure noted that the people of Seychelles stand with the people of Indonesia in these trying times and that the victims and their families remain in the prayers of all of Seychelles. 

“I am truly saddened by this natural disaster which has claimed so many lives and destroyed an entire region. We pray for the victims and their families and and are of the firm conviction that the rescue services will save those still trapped following this calamity”, said President Faure in his message.