May 09, 2018
President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Narendra Modi, following the recent dust storms in various parts of India.
The President’s message reads as follows:
“It was with great shock and sadness that I learnt of the loss of innocent lives and injury to many others due to dust storms in various parts of India.
During this time of national distress, on behalf of the Government and the people of Maldives, and on my own behalf, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Your Excellency, the Government and the people of India. I pray for every success in the rescue and recovery operations, and all those affected given strength during this tragedy. The Government and the people of Maldives stand in solidarity with you and the people of India, in coming to terms with this tragedy.
Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families.”