President Nasheed has sent a message to President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka, condemning the suicide bomb attack in southern Sri Lanka.

The President’s message reads as follows:


“It was with deep shock and outrage that I learned of the suicide attack in southern Sri Lanka that resulted in the death of many people and injury to many more. I was also saddened that several Government Ministers were targets of this ruthless attack. The Government and people of the Maldives join me in condemning this terrorist attack in the strongest terms.

The Government and the people of the Maldives and I extend our profound sympathy to you, the Government and the friendly people of Sri Lanka and especially to those who have been directly affected by the attack. Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families.”