President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of sympathy to President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan on learning about the suicide bomb attack in Lahore. The President’s message reads as follows:
“It was with deep shock and outrage that I learned of the suicide bomb attack in the city of Lahore that resulted in the death of many people and injury to many more. As we have always done, the Government and the 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 Pakistan. Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families.”