The Jamaican Government is sending its thoughts and prayers to the people of Japan affected by recent earthquakes.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica, Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith took to social media to share her kind words on behalf of the Jamaican Government and people.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the government and people of Japan as they started 2024 with loss of lives and property caused by a destructive 7.6 earthquake in the Ishikawa Prefecture area. We know careful, efficient responses are being delivered to the affected areas.
“We are also thankful for the calm and efficient response to the accident and fire affecting JAL516 – all passengers & crew safely evacuated at the Haneda Airport. The govt and people of Japan are good partners to Jamaica and and so we pray for them at this difficult time.”
A earthquake recording a 7.6 on the richter scale hit Japan on January 1st.