14 February 2016, Male; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Dunya Maumoon has sent a message of condolence to His Excellency Kamal Thapa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal, following the demise of the former Prime Minister of Nepal, His Excellency Sushil Koirala.
Minister’s message reads as follows:
“It is with deep sadness that I heard the news of the demise of the former Prime Minister of Nepal, His Excellency Sushil Koirala, who was instrumental in guiding Nepal through its difficult transition to democracy and the writing of the new Nepalese Constitution. Indeed his passing away is not only a loss to Nepal but one for the region as well.
At this time of national mourning, I convey my heartfelt condolences to you, the Government, and the people of Nepal, and to the members of the bereaved family. “