President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has sent messages of condolences addressed to the presidents of Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique, three countries that were heavily impacted by the devastation wrought by Cyclone Idai, that took the lives of over 200 people, displaced many others, and wrought much destruction on the critical infrastructure of all three countries.

The President praised the tenacity and resilience of the people of the countries impacted by this terrible calamity. He further expressed deep sympathy on behalf of himself and the people of Maldives towards the families of those whose lives were lost.