President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of sympathy to President Zillur Rahman of Bangladesh following the road accident in Mirsarai.

President Nasheed's message to President Rahman reads as follows:


I was deeply grieved to learn of the road accident in Mirsarai that claimed the lives of many young students. During this hour of distress, the Government and people of Maldives join me in sending our profound sympathy to you, the Government and the people of Bangladesh.

We also send our heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved families.