Vientiane, 1 November 2018
On behalf of the Government and People of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, I would like to express my deepest
condolences and sympathy to Your Excellency, the Government and People of the Republic of Indonesia on the accident of the
Lion Air flight JT610 crashed in Jakarta, Indonesia on 29 October 2018, causing the death of 189 people, including passengers,
cabin crew and pilots.
This accident is the tragedy loss of Indonesian people, which the entire Lao people would like to express the deepest condolences
and share this moment of grief with Indonesian people, especially to the victims’ families. The Government of Lao PDR and people
would like to extend our sympathy to the Government, people and victims’ families in Indonesia to overcome this difficult time
to normalcy soon.
Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
His Excellency Joko Widodo
President of the Republic of Indonesia