1 August 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, conveying sympathy to the Government and people of India.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

 

“I am shocked and deeply saddened to hear the news about the loss of many lives, destruction of crops, plantations, livestock and extensive damages to the homes and other properties due to the widespread flooding in the states of Gujarat, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Odisha and Bihar.

On behalf of the Government and people of the Maldives, I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to your Excellency, the Government and the people of India, during this time of national crisis. Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families.”

 

ENDS