The Republic of Korea is donating US$ 300,000 for the two provinces severely affected by the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck earlier this week.
President Benigno Aquino 3rd and South Korean President Park Geun-hye held Summit Talks at the Blue House on the first day of President Aquino’s State Visit on Thursday.
“Damang-dama natin ‘yung kagustuhan nilang pagtulong sa ating bansa,” President Aquino said in a recent coffee meeting with the members of the Philippine media.
The President said that President Park informed him that the government of South Korea is donating US$ 300,000 for the victims of the recent earthquake in the towns of Bohol and Cebu.
During their Summit talks, President Aquino said that President Park also informed him that the Korean government has also extended its assistance for the rehabilitation of Zamboanga City. PNA