Sunday, 27 April 2014

“The diversity of the Commonwealth has made us stronger” President Yameen Abdul Gayoom

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27 April 2014; His Excellency Mr Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives has said that it is the diversity of the Commonwealth that has made it stronger.

President Yameen made the statement in a message sent to the Commonwealth Chair-in-Office and President of Sri Lanka Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, for a special event held last night in Colombo to celebrate the cultural diversity of the Commonwealth.

The President expressed his hope that the common beliefs shared by the Commonwealth countries will guide us towards finding mutually beneficial solutions to the global problems facing the world today.

The President further conveyed his appreciation to the Sri Lankan Government, for hosting a special event in its capacity as Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth to celebrate the cultural diversity of the organization, in which former President of Maldives, His Excellency Maumoon Abdul Gayoom participated as the Chief Guest.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Republic of the Maldives

Website: www.foreign.gov.mv

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