26 September 2015, Maleâ€™
H.E. Ms. Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has sent a message of sympathy to His Excellency Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, following the stampede in Mina causing loss of lives and injury to several pilgrims.
Ministerâ€™s message reads as follows:
I was deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the horrific stampede in Mina, causing the loss of lives and injury to several pilgrims who were from Iran.
During this time of national mourning, I convey my heartfelt sympathy to Your Excellency and to all those who were impacted by this disaster. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people and their families who were affected by the incident. May Allah grant Jannat-ul Firdaus to those who lost their lives and bestow his blessings on the pilgrims who were injured in this incident.
Please also convey my heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved families.