Malaysia Stands Ready to Support Lebanon

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Malaysia stands ready to support Lebanon in any way possible in the aftermath of the massive explosion that rocked Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement today, said Malaysia extends its deepest condolences to the government and the brotherly people of Lebanon over the tragedy.

“Malaysia is shocked and saddened by the loss of lives and injuries due to the explosion yesterday (August 4). Thus far, no Malaysians have been reported to be directly affected by this incident,” the statement said.

Malaysians residing in Lebanon are advised to give utmost priority to their personal safety and follow instructions issued by the relevant authorities of Lebanon.

For consular assistance, Malaysians can contact the Malaysian Embassy in Beirut located at 5th & 6th Floor, No. 126, Halwani Building, Salah Eldin Al Ayyoubi Street, Ras Beirut, via telephone at +961-1-787 144 or +961-1-787 166, fax number at +961-1-787 344 or email at mwbeirut@kln.gov.my

A massive explosion at a warehouse in the Port of Beirut triggered widespread destruction across the city, leaving at least 70 people dead and more than 3,000 others injured so far.