The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message to His Excellency Mr. Sameh Hassan Shokry Selim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, conveying sympathy to the Government and people of Egypt.

Minister’s message reads as follows: 

“I was deeply grieved to hear the news of the disastrous train accident in the coastal city of Alexandria, which resulted in the loss many lives and injury to many more. 

On behalf of the Government and people of the Maldives and my own behalf, I extend our profound condolences to those affected by the incident.

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