In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of the Republic of Senegal made a donation of 100 million FCFA (approximately 18 million yen) as relief money for Japan.
From Senegal, letters and messages of sympathy were sent from H. E. Mr. Abdoulaye Wade, President of the Republic of Senegal, H. E. Mr. Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye, Prime Minister of the Republic of Senegal, and H. E. Mr. Madické Niang, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Senegal. In addition, words of sympathy and support have been extended at various levels.
The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the assistance extended by the Government of Senegal and its people.
(*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)