7 Pinoys safe after fire in Maldives

September 22, 2019

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the seven Filipinos residing in Maldives are all safe following the fire that broke out Friday night in Malé.

In a bulletin, the DFA said it is closely monitoring the aftermath of the massive fire that displaced more than a hundred residents.

The Philippine Embassy in Bangladesh, which has jurisdiction over Maldives, reported that as of the moment, the seven Filipinos residing in the buildings engulfed by the blaze are all reported safe, the DFA said.

Ambassador to Bangladesh Vicente Vivencio T. Bandillo said that the Philippine Consulate in Malé is closely monitoring the situation.