Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has attended the state funeral for former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Shahid attended the funeral service held in Tokyo on Tuesday morning as Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s special envoy.
He was accompanied by State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ahmed Khaleel and Maldivian Ambassador to Japan Hassan Sobir.
Abe died due to injuries sustained he sustained in an attack by a lone gunman at a campaign event on July 8.
The funeral service for Abe was attended by a number of state leaders and other foreign dignitaries.