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Telephone Calls of PM after Parliamentary elections in Maldives (April 08, 2019)

April 08, 2019

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi called His Excellency Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives today, and complimented him on the victory of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) in the recent Parliamentary elections.

The Prime Minister noted that this significant victory of MDP signifies a resounding endorsement of the policies and efforts of its leaders, who have worked with deep commitment for the people of Maldives. He welcomed the successful completion of the elections, which marked consolidation of democracy and strengthening of democratic instiitutions in the Maldives.

The Prime Minister reiterated India’s deep commitment, in keeping with its 'Neighbourhood First' policy, to work closely with the Maldives in further deepening our partnership and asssit the Maldives as per the latter’s requirement in its socio-economic development.

The Prime Minister also spoke to former President Mohamed Nasheed and congratulated him on the momentous electoral victory. The Prime Minister lauded the participation of all democracy-loving forces in deepening the roots of democracy in the Maldives, and offered India’s continued assistance for this objective.

New Delhi
April 08, 2019

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