Malaysians alerted of Mt Agung's eruption in Bali


  • Nation
  • Monday, 25 Sep 2017

A general view shows Mount Agung from Karangasem on the resort island of Bali on Sept. 24, 2017. Authorities have raised alert levels for a volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after hundreds of small tremors stoked fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years. (Agence France -Presse/Sonny Tumbelaka).

PETALING JAYA: The Foreign Ministry confirmed that Indonesian authorities have issued an alert following the volcanic activity at Mount Agung and evacuation of those residing around the affected areas.

Wisma Putra said in a statement Monday that the Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta and the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Bali are in close contact with Malaysians in Bali including students, expatriats and visitors.

"Malaysians are advised to remain vigilant and adhere to the instructions issued by local authorities.

"Malaysians who require consular assistance are encouraged to reach out to the Embassy of Malaysia in Jakarta or the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Bali," it said.

Contact details are as follows:

Embassy of Malaysia in Jakarta, Indonesia:

Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said, Kav.X/6, No. 1-3, Kuningan, 12950 Jakarta Selatan.

Tel : +62215224947; or +6281380813036 (after office hours only),

Email : mwjakarta@kln.gov.my

 

The Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Bali:

Puri Kumara Sakti, Jalan Bentuyung, Ubud, Gianyar, 90571, Bali.

Tel : +62361973182 / +6281237154050

Email : balihcmalaysia@gmail.com

 

Related story:

50,000 flee amid fears of Mt Agung eruption

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