Will always prioritise democracy and peace: President Solih

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of Maldives | Photo: President's Office

Malé, Maldives – President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Thursday, said that Maldives will always maintain policies that prioritise peace and democracy.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the Foreign Ministry building, Fathuhullah Jameel Building, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said that Maldives will always advocate for the freedom of countries and maintaining policies. He added that Maldives will advocate fighting against climate change, racism and will always protect human rights.

President Solih also said the national policies of Maldives has been accepted worldwide and that Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid being elected to the United Nations is evidence for the global acceptance of Maldivian policies.

In addition to this, President Solih said that the Maldives had been isolated from the international community for 5 years before his presidency started and that it was a danger to the freedom and prosperity of the country.

He further went on to thank and acknowledge the work done by Foreign Minister Shahid and his team to expose the Maldivian policies to the world.

In addition to this, President Solih said that the foreign service bill presented to the parliament will ensure more professionalism and efficiency among the foreign ministry employees. He added that the ratification of the bill will open more opportunities and maintain the freedom and prosperity of the country as well as fulfil national responsibilities to the international community.