15 June 2017 – Male’

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim sent a condolence message to the Minister Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, Hon. Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali, MP, on the landslides, which led to loss of several lives and damage to infrastructure in districts of Rangamati, Bandarban, Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar. 

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“It was with deep sadness that I learnt of the loss of lives and the vast destruction to homes and infrastructure due to the landslides triggered by torrential rain in Rangamati, Bandarban, Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar districts of Bangladesh.

 

At this time of national distress and emergency, the Government and the people of Maldives join me in expressing our profound sympathy to Your Excellency, the Government and the people of Bangladesh.

 

Please convey our heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved families.” 

 

ENDS.