President Xi sends condolences to Governor General of Solomon Islands over earthquake
Updated 21:50, 25-Nov-2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a message of condolences to Governor General of Solomon Islands David Vunagi over an earthquake that rocked the area on November 22.

In his message, Xi said that upon learning of the earthquake he would like to extend sincere condolences to the government and people of Solomon Islands on behalf of the Chinese government and people.

Noting that China and Solomon Islands are good friends, good brothers and good partners who support and help each other, Xi said China is ready to provide support for the country within its capacity to help local people overcome the disaster and rebuild their homes.

Also on Friday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang extended condolences to Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.

(With input from Xinhua)

(Cover: A magnitude-7.0 earthquake jolts the Solomon Islands, November 22, 2022. /CMG)

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