11 July 2017 - Male’

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message to Her Excellency Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India, condemning the terror attack in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“It was with deep shock and horror that I learnt the news of the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag district of South Kashmir, causing loss of innocent lives and injury to many more.

 

The Maldives strongly condemns these cowardly acts of terror in its strongest terms. We are fully committed to the fight against terrorism and we will continue to work closely with the Government of India and the whole international community in eliminating this global menace. 

 

At this time of national tragedy, the Government and the people of Maldives join me in conveying profound sympathy to the members of the bereaved families, the Government and the people of India.

 

Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.”

 

ENDS.