Message of the President after the Earthquake in Turkey
On January 24, a devastating earthquake of magnitude 6,7 M hit Turkey and the nearest countries of Syria, Georgia, and Armenia. There was severe damage within 40 km of the epicentre, which was close to the town of Sivrice in Elazig province. Many were the impacted towns and villages with a total of 41 people killed, and more than 1,600 injured.
On behalf of all the members of the Med-TSO association, President Moncef Harrabi presents his most sincere condolences to the country and its people.
«The strong earthquake that struck Elazig last week has brought great pain to all of us. Our thoughts are with the Turkish people, the families of the victims and all those injured or affected. We are sure our colleagues of TEIAS have not spared any effort in bringing electricity and assistance to all the areas hit by the seism. Our greatest wish is for Turkey to overcome this calamity soon».