Visit of encouragement to Iwanuma City Citizen’s Hall by South African rescue team

March 24, 2011

  1. Today (Thursday, March 24), at around 2:00 p.m., the rescue team dispatched by the Republic of South Africa is scheduled to visit Iwanuma City Citizen’s Hall (Satonomori, Iwanuma City, Miyagi Prefecture), where they will present a football inscribed with messages of encouragement. The rescue team is currently engaged in activities in areas affected by the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake, including Iwanuma and Natori cities.

  2. The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the assistance extended by the Government and people of South Africa.
    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)

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