India Watches Maldives’ Transfer of Power with Fingers Crossed


In view of the evolving political developments in the Maldives after the defeat of President of Abdulla Yameen in the recently concluded elections, India’s Ministry of External Affairs has reiterated that the country is looking forward to working closely with the Maldives, further strengthening the partnership.

We (India) have welcomed the successful completion of the third Presidential election process and have congratulated Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his victory. Prime Minister subsequently spoke to President-elect Solih and offered his personal congratulations. Other world leaders have also welcomed the successful conduct of the elections. In keeping with our ‘Neighbourhood First’ Policy, India looks forward to working closely with the Maldives in further deepening our partnership,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.

India has consistently held the position, since the imposition of emergency early this year, that there was a need to protect the democracy in the Maldives and preserve the mandate of the people. Read More

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