Minister Shahid sends a message of condolence to the Foreign Minister of Morocco

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid sends a message of condolence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Nasser Bourita, following the earthquake that struck central Morocco.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“I am deeply saddened to hear the news of the powerful earthquake that struck the High Atlas Mountains area of Morocco, near the city of Marrakesh, causing the loss of hundreds of lives and injury to many others, as well as immense destruction.

In this time of national tragedy, the people of the Maldives join me in extending our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, and those directly and indirectly impacted by this catastrophe.

Our sincere prayers are with the people of Morocco, and wish every success for the efforts of the rescue teams."


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