President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of condolence to Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, following the passing away of President Zillur Rahman.
President Waheed’s message to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh reads as follows.
“It is with deep shock and sadness that I learned of the passing away of President Zillur Rahman. He will no doubt be remembered as a leading politician, who rendered distinguished services to the country and in particular, his role in ushering in and establishing the values of democracy and human rights within Bangladeshi society.”
“As the Government and the people of Bangladesh mourn this great National tragedy, the Government and the people of the Maldives join me in extending our heartfelt sympathies to you, the Government and the people of Bangladesh.”
“Please also convey our heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family.”