Maldives reaffirms unwavering support for Palestinians

President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu has reaffirmed that Maldivians will always support the Palestinian people and their cause and expressed commitment to assisting them in anyway possible. He made the statement while addressing the Chairman and Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye, Professor Dr. Numan Kurtulmus, and his fellow parliamentarians who were present at the Parliament Building in Ankara.

President Muizzu said it was a great privilege and honour to choose Türkiye as the first country to visit after assumption of office. He emphasised the significance of being invited to meet with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

While reflecting on his fruitful discussions with the Turkish President, which covered various important topics, President Muizzu conveyed his delight and appreciation for President Erdoğan and the unwavering support of the Turkish government. He also highlighted the strategic geographical location of the Maldives in the vast Indian Ocean, and pointed out the country's exclusive economic zone encompasses a sizable area, emphasizing its significance due to geographical dispersion.

Additionally, President Muizzu said the Maldives will collaborate closely with all stakeholders, underscoring the importance of Maldivian sovereignty and independence. He reiterated his unwavering commitment to fulfilling the aspirations of the Maldivian people and delivering on his presidential pledges, adding that it was the primary objective at the forefront of his election campaign.