PM sends his condolences
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 email@example.com.
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.