President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of sympathy to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of Philippines on learning about the devastation caused due to heavy flooding in the Philippine. The President’s message reads as follows:


“I was deeply saddened to learn about the loss of lives and injury to many people due to heavy flooding in the Philippines. I am also very concerned by the reports of widespread devastation to property and infrastructure caused by the floods. I convey my sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families as well as my sympathies to the people and government of the Philippines.”