Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP in a message to the Indonesian Foreign Minister Ms. Retno L. P. Marsudi , conveyed deep condolence to the Indonesian Government and people for the loss of lives in the latest earthquake that struck the Aceh province on Wednesday (Dec 7) morning. He sought divine blessings for the victims and expressed sympathies to the bereaved families. The text of the message is as below:
“ I am deeply shocked to learn about the tragic earthquake in Pidie, Aceh Province, causing huge loss of human lives. It is a matter of great sorrow for us.