20 April 2016, Male'; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Dunya Maumoon has sent a message of sympathy to His Excellency Salahuddin Rabbani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, following the major bomb blast in the heart of Kabul, causing tragic loss of innocent lives and grievous injury to many.
Minister’s message reads as follows:
“I was deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the major bomb blast in the heart of Kabul causing tragic loss of innocent lives and grievous injury to many.
The Government strongly condemns this act of violence and pledge our full support to the Government of Afghanistan; while being fully committed to fight against and eliminate the scourge of terrorism.
At this time of sorrow and concern, I wish to extend on behalf of the Government and the people of the Maldives and in my own name, profound sympathy to the bereaved families, Your Excellency, the Government and the people of Afghanistan.