Maldives government condemns the bombing of a mosque claiming the lives of at least 15 people on Friday at Quetta, Pakistan.

The Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid in a message of condolence to the Pakistani government, condemned the terrorist attack.

A suicide bomb attack blasted at the sunset prayers at Quetta on Friday evening.

In his message to his Pakistani counterpart Mahdum Shah Mahmud Qureshi, Minister Shahid bemoaned he took the news of the bombing with utter grief.

Moreover, Minister Shahid strongly asserted the Maldives government will always condemn acts of terrorism.

Minister Shahid further assured the island nation will continue placing efforts in countering terrorism with international collaboration.

Furthermore, the Maldives Foreign Minister notes the island nation's state and its citizens were with the people of Pakistan in light of the dreaded bombing attack.

Over 60 Pakistanis were performing their sunset prayers when a lone bomber attacked the premises.