His Excellency Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of ASEAN,

Excellencies Ambassadors,

Family members of ASEAN,

Ladies and Gentlemen,


Assalamu'alaikum Wr. Wb,

Good morning…

Selamat pagi…


1.     From the outset, let me thank our ASEAN family members… and friends from outside of Southeast Asia…

  • for the outpouring of sympathy and condolences offered to the people and Government of Indonesia;
  • especially the victims and the bereaved families;
  • following the recent earthquake in Lombok. 

2.     I was in Bali attending the 7th Bali Process Ministerial Conference… when the 7- magnitude-scale earthquake hit the island of Lombok.

3.     The Government of Indonesia has been undertaking its utmost… to ensure an effective an emergency rescue operation…

4.     So far, we have heard of no foreign nationals died during the earthquake…

5.     We have established a call centre… to help provide information 24/7.

6.     Our prayers and thoughts are with the peoples in the affected areas.

​Pidato selengkapnya dapat dilihat di Remarks by FM Retno Marsudi in ASEAN DAY 2018.pdf