PM sends his con­do­lences

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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Na­jib Razak has con­demned the deadly at­tack in Manch­ester.

In a tweet yes­ter­day, Na­jib said he was ap­palled by the bar­baric and cow­ardly at­tack on innocents.

“My deep­est con­do­lences and prayers to the fam­i­lies and friends of those af­fected.

“Malaysia stands united with Bri­tain. We must be firm, de­ter­mined and ready to con­front ter­ror swiftly and de­ci­sively. “We must never sur­ren­der.” The For­eign Min­istry ad­vised Malaysians re­sid­ing near the af­fected area to re­main vig­i­lant and fol­low the in­struc­tions of lo­cal author­i­ties.

Those af­fected were also ad­vised to re­port to the High Com­mis­sion of Malaysia in Lon­don at 45-46 Bel­grave Square, Lon­don SW1X 8QT.

They can also con­tact +44 207 235 8033 or send an email to mwlon­

The min­istry also con­veyed its con­do­lences to the vic­tims.

Ed­u­ca­tion Malaysia United King­dom & Ire­land con­firmed that as soon as the blast oc­curred, alerts were sent out through Face­book and What­sApp to stu­dent as­so­ci­a­tions in and near Manch­ester to en­sure no Malaysians were in­volved.

The min­istry said there were 1,303 Malaysian stu­dents in Manch­ester study­ing at the Univer­sity of Manch­ester, Manch­ester Metropoli­tan Univer­sity and Univer­sity of Sal­ford.

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