17 August 2015, Male’:
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, H.E Ms. Dunya Maumoon has sent a message of condolence to H. E. Ms. Retno L.P. Marsudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia following the tragic crash of the Trigana Air Flight of Indonesia.
The Minister’s message reads as follows:
It was with great sadness that I learnt the sad news of an Indonesian passenger plane that crashed in a remote western Papua region causing the loss of many lives.
At this time of national distress, I would like to extend, on behalf of the Government and the people of the Maldives, our deepest sympathy and condolences to your Excellency, the Government, the people of Indonesia and the members of the bereaved families.
At this time of distress, our thoughts and prayers are with the Government and the people of Indonesia.