President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a congratulatory message to the President-elect of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E. Maithiripala Sirisena, following his victory in the Presidential election.
The President’s message reads as follows:
“On behalf of the people and the Government of Maldives I wish to convey my sincere congratulations to you on your victory in the Presidential election held yesterday in Sri Lanka. Through the election, Sri Lankans have demonstrated yet again the strength of the country’s democracy and the resilience of its institutions. The election result is a testament to the trust and confidence that Sri Lankans have on your policies, your leadership, and on your commitment to the advancement of Sri Lanka.”
“I look forward to working closely with you in further expanding the enduring ties of friendship between the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Let me take this opportunity to invite you to make a State Visit to the Maldives at your earliest convenience. Such a visit would give us the opportunity to exchange views in taking our relationship forward.”
“The people of the Maldives join me in wishing you success in your endeavour to bring prosperity and advancement to Sri Lanka.