The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message of condolence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Salahuddin Rabbani, following the terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Minister’s message reads as follows:
“I was deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the deadly terrorist attack that shook Kabul yesterday causing tragic loss of several innocent lives and grievous injury to many.

The Government of Maldives strongly condemns this act of violence and is fully committed to fight against terrorism and we will continue to work closely with the international community in eliminating this global menace.

At this time of sorrow and concern, I wish to extend on behalf of the Government and the people of the Maldives and in my own name, profound condolences to the bereaved families, Your Excellency, the Government and the people of Afghanistan”