Press release

President Faure sends message of condolence to President of Indonesia

October 31, 2018

President Danny Faure has extended his sincerest condolences to H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, following the Lion Air plane crash yesterday that claimed the lives of a number of passengers and crew members.

“It is with great sadness and immense consternation that I learned of the Lion Air plane crash yesterday. No words can comfort the sorrow of your people considering the loss which many of your families are experiencing, especially in light of the unexpectedness of such an incident”.

President Faure added that the government and people of Seychelles join him in extending “our sincere condolences and sympathy to the government and the people of Indonesia and we pray each and every person affected by this unprecedented tragedy, courage and strength during this difficult period”.