Hitachi Donates 6 Million Yen to Support Quake-Tsunami Victims in Palu City, Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia, November 9, 2018 – Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and PT. Hitachi Asia Indonesia, today announced that the Hitachi Group will donate six million yen (778.9 million Indonesian Rupiah*) to support Indonesia’s relief efforts as the city of Palu was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami on September 28.
“We extend our deepest condolences for victims of the earthquake and tsunami. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families and we hope to extend the support and assistance that we can to help them through this time of grief. With Hitachi’s support, we wish for the earliest recovery of the people affected by the disaster,” said Mr. Takashi Ikematsu, President Director of PT. Hitachi Asia Indonesia
* Calculated based on 1 JPY = 129.81065 IDR, and 1 USD = 113.735 JPY
About Hitachi Asia Ltd.
Hitachi Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. and established in Singapore in 1989, has offices across seven Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). Focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, Hitachi Asia’s business includes information systems, power and industrial systems, R&D, international procurement and Centre of Excellence. For more information on Hitachi Asia, please visit the company’s website at https://www.hitachi.com.sg.