President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Gabon on hearing about the passing away of the President of Gabon. The President’s message reads as follows:
“I am deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of the President of Gabon, El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba. He will, no doubt, be remembered for his distinguished services to his country over the 42 years of presidency.
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 Gabonese Republic.”