President Mohamed Nasheed sent messages of sympathy to President Liuz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil and President Nicolas Sarcozy on learning about the mysterious loss of Air France 447, leaving all passengers and crew missing.

In two separate messages, the President conveyed the heartfelt sympathy to the governments and the people of the two countries.

Air France 447 was heading from Rio to Paris with more than 200 people on board on Monday when it was lost over the Atlantic Ocean.