Donation from the Republic of Malta

July 22, 2011

  1. In the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of the Republic of Malta donated 23,000 euro (approximately 2,760,000 yen). On July13, the check for this donation to the account of the Japanese Red Cross Society was handed over to Mr. Masaharu Kono, Ambassador of Japan to Italy (with jurisdiction in Malta) at a concert in support of Japan held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malta, under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Tonio Borg, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

  2. From the Republic of Malta, H.E. Dr. George Abela, President, and many others sent letters of sympathy and condolences.

  3. The Government of Japan expresses its deep gratitude to the Government of the Republic of Malta and its people for their expression of solidarity and generous assistance for Japan.
    • (*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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