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Condolences from Singapore Leaders on the Crash of Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ182

President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to Indonesian President Joko Widodo to convey their condolences over the crash of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 in Indonesia on 9 January 2021. Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has also written to Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi to express his sympathies. 

The text of the letters is appended. 

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE 

11 JANUARY 2021

Letter from President Halimah Yacob to President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia

 

11 January 2021

His Excellency Joko Widodo

President

Republic of Indonesia

 

 

Your Excellency,

 

 

            I was deeply saddened to learn that Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 had crashed on 9 January 2021. On behalf of the people of Singapore, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to the people of Indonesia in this time of grief.

            Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of those on SJ182. Singapore stands ready to offer any possible assistance.

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

 

HALIMAH YACOB

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Letter from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia

11 January 2021

Dear President Jokowi,

 

 

            I am deeply sorry to learn of the crash of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 on 9 January 2021. On behalf of the Government of Singapore, I extend my deepest condolences to the families of those involved in this tragedy.

            Our condolences and thoughts go out to the people of Indonesia during this difficult time. Singapore is ready to assist with the ongoing search and recovery efforts if required by Indonesia.

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

 

LEE HSIEN LOONG

His Excellency Joko Widodo

President

Republic of Indonesia

 

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

11 January 2021

Her Excellency Retno L.P. Marsudi

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Republic of Indonesia

 

 

Dear Ibu Retno,

 

 

           My deepest condolences on the loss of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182. We stand with all those affected by this tragic incident.

 

            Singapore is ready to support the ongoing search and recovery efforts if Indonesia so requires. Please do not hesitate to let me know if we can be of assistance.

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

 

DR VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN

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