The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid has sent a message of condolence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Pakistan, Makhdhoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, following the bomb blast inside a mosque in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta.
Minister Shahid wrote that he was deeply saddened by the news of the innocent worshipers killed and wounded by the explosion.
He stated that the Maldives stands against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and strongly condemn these cowardly acts of terror and violence. The Minister said that Maldives remains committed to work closely with the international community in combating this scourge of global terrorism.
Further stating that the Government of Maldives stands in solidarity with the Government of Pakistan, Shahid conveyed our heartfelt condolences to the victims and members of the affected and bereaved families.