During the past week, Croatia has had to deal with two major crises. Amidst the current coronavirus pandemic, the country has had to cope with a devastating earthquake which rocked the capital Zagreb last Sunday.
Many people lost their homes and repairs are set to last up to a decade. Support came in all over the world for Croatia and yesterday Paraguay showed their solidarity by lighting up Palacio de López, which serves as workplace for the President of Paraguay, and is also the seat of the government of Paraguay in Asunción.
“In solidarity with the people of Croatia, which at the same time faces the COVID-19 pandemic and is recovering from one of the most serious earthquakes in its history, Paraguay pays tribute by lighting the Government House in the colours of its flag.
🇭🇷🇵🇾 En solidaridad con el pueblo de Croacia, que se enfrenta al mismo tiempo a la pandemia del #covid_19 y se recupera de uno de los terremotos más graves de su historia, el Paraguay rinde homenaje iluminando la casa de Gobierno con los colores de su bandera #QuedateEnCasa pic.twitter.com/g708S9Z3CY
— Presidencia Paraguay (@PresidenciaPy) March 29, 2020
The President of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez, also shared a personal message on his social media.
“Our solidarity with Croatia, Friend Country that is also fighting #COVID19 and has suffered a serious earthquake.”