The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid has sent a message of condolence to the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Haneef Atmar, following the deadly terrorist attack at Kabul University.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“It is with great sorrow I learnt of yet another deadly terrorist attack, this time at Kabul University, claiming the lives of several innocent victims and injuring many more. The Maldives condemns this cowardly attack in the strongest terms.

I convey my heartfelt condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and wish all those wounded a speedy recovery.

The Maldives denounces violent extremism and terrorism is all its forms and manifestations. The Government and the people of Maldives stand with the Government and people of Afghanistan in their struggle to achieve peace and stability for the Afghan people.”