05 July 2016, Male'; President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a message of sympathy to King of Saudi Arabia, His Majesty Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, following the suicide bomb blast near Al-Masjid an-Nabawi.
The President’s message reads as follows:
“I was deeply shocked to receive the news about the suicide bomb blast near Al-Masjid an-Nabawi causing the loss of life and instilling fear to the people of Saudi Arabia, as well as to the visiting pilgrims. The Government and the people of the Maldives condemn this act of terror in the strongest terms, and we express our firm solidarity with Saudi Arabia in all its efforts in maintaining the peace.”
“During this time of national grief, on behalf of the Government and the people of the Maldives, as well as in my own name, I wish to extend our deepest sympathy and full support to Your Majesty, the Government and the people of Saudi Arabia. Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families.”