President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of condolence to President Dr Ram Baran Yadev on hearing about the news of the passing away of Former Prime Minister of Nepal Mr Girija Prasad Koirala.

The President’s message reads as follows:


“I am deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of former Prime Minister of Nepal, His Excellency Mr Girija Prasad Koirala. He will be remembered for his distinguished service to the nation throughout an illustrious political career that spanned several decades, in particular, his valiant contributions in bringing democracy to the country.

On this sad occasion of national grief, the Government and the people of the Maldives join me in extending our profound sympathy to you, the Government and the people of Nepal. Please also convey our heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family.”