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22 May 2024 | Wed 16:21
Minister of Cities, Local Government and Public Works Adam Shareef Umar,
Minister of Cities, Local Government and Public Works Adam Shareef Umar,
Presidents Office
Funeral of Iran's president, foreign minister
Minister Shareef appointed special envoy to attend funeral of Iran's late president, foreign minister
 
Maldives' national flag is being flown at half-mast from May 21 – 23, in mourning for the late Iranian leader
 
The funeral prayers were led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
 
Crowds of Iranian citizens gathered on the streets of capital Tehran, for the funeral procession of President Raisi and his entourage on Wednesday

Minister of Cities, Local Government and Public Works Adam Shareef Umar was appointed as the Special Envoy of President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, to attend the official funeral ceremonies of the late President of Iran Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the late Foreign Minister of Iran Dr. Hussain Amir Abdollahian as well as their entourage, organized by the government of Iran. 

The appointment was made on Tuesday.

President Muizzu offered condolences to the Interim President of Iran, Mohammad Mokhber following the passing of Iran’s president and his entourage in the tragic incident.

The Maldivian leader offered sympathies on behalf of his people and government, to the people of Iran and offered prayers to the Almighty Allah to bless the souls of the departed.

In a directive issued on Monday, President Muizzu announced that the national flag of Maldives will be flown at half-mast in honor of the late President of Iran.

The national flag is being flown at half-mast from May 21 – 23, in mourning for the late Iranian leader.

Maldives joins world leaders across the globe to mourn the death of the late Iranian president.

In a message of condolences posted on social media platform ‘X’, President Muizzu expressed deep sorrow in learning of the untimely death of President Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi of Iran in the tragic helicopter crash.

He prayed for Allah to bless the souls of President Raisi, Foreign Minister Abdollahian, and others who lost their lives in this unfortunate incident and to grant them Jannatul Firdaus.

The Maldivian leader went on to extend thoughts and prayers on behalf of the Maldivian government and people, to the bereaved families and people of Iran at this time of profound grief.

He sent a message of condolences to Vice President of Iran Mohammad Mokhber following the Iranian president and foreign minister’s death.

Muizzu acknowledged that President Raisi's sudden demise undoubtedly leaves a deep void in the hearts of the Iranian people.

Noting that the Iranian leader’s resolute decisions upheld the values of Islam, bringing solace and strength to many, the Maldivian president added that Maldivians join him in extending deep sympathies.

Iran’s president was confirmed dead after a helicopter carrying him and other officials crashed in a mountainous and forested area of the country on Sunday. The incident is to have occurred during adverse weather conditions, according to international media. The helicopter was reported to have been missing for hours, after the crash. The Iranian leader’s death, alongside several other delegates, was confirmed on Monday morning.

Crowds of Iranian citizens gathered on the streets of capital Tehran, for the funeral procession of President Raisi and his entourage on Wednesday. The prayers were led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Last updated at: 3 weeks ago
Reviewed by: Maryam Dhaanish Nasheed
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