Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Sri Lanka welcomes outcome of Maldives election

(Thina Seithi |COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka on Monday (24) welcomed the outcome of the elections in the Maldives in which was won by Opposition Candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry noted that Joint Opposition Candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih secured victory following the election in the Maldives where the people exercised their franchise in a decisive manner to uphold their commitment to democracy and the rule of law.

“We commend the Government and the people of the Maldives for the conduct of a successful election process that was free, fair, and peaceful,” the Foreign Ministry said.