President congratulates India’s new President-Elect

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a congratulatory message to the President-elect of India, His Excellency Ram Nath Kovind.

The President’s message reads as follows:

“On behalf of the Government and the people of the Maldives, and on my own behalf, I have the honour to extend our warm congratulations and sincere good wishes on Your Excellency’s successful election as the President of the Republic of India.”

“I am ever more confident that under your able leadership, India will achieve greater heights of progress and prosperity. While reflecting on the close friendly relations that exist between the Maldives and India, I look forward to working closely with Your Excellency on matters of mutual benefit for both our countries and exploring further avenues of collaboration between the Maldives and India. It is my utmost belief that the close cooperation that exist between our two countries and its people will flourish during your term of office.”

“Please accept, Excellency, my personal best wishes for your good health and well-being, and the assurances of my highest consideration.”