April 11, 2018

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 External Affairs of the Republic of India, Her Excellency Ms. Sushma Swaraj, following the tragic bus accident in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“I was deeply saddened to hear about the tragic bus accident causing the loss of several innocent lives including small children and serious injuries to many, in Himachal Pradesh, India.

During this time of national distress, on behalf of the Government and the people of the Maldives, I extend sincere condolences and sympathies to the Government and friendly people of India, especially to the families of the victims and wish for a speedy recovery to the injured.”

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