03 June 2015, Male’; Minister of Foreign Affairs Her Excellency Ms Dunya Maumoon has sent a message of condolence to His Excellency Mr. Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in connection with the capsized cruise ship in Yangtze River.
The Message reads as follows:
"I am deeply saddened to hear the news of the capsized cruise ship in Yangtze River, causing the loss of many lives.
On behalf of the Government and people of Maldives and on my own behalf, l would like to extend our deepest sympathies to your Excellency and the Government and the people of China. Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families."