We Want Indians To Come,’ Said Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed

We Want Indians To Come,’ Said Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed

Amid the ongoing tensions between India and the Maldives, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, now in India, has expressed deep concern over the impact of India’s recent boycott on the tourism sector. of his country. Nasheed sincerely apologized on behalf of the Maldivian people and enthusiastically expressed his sincere hope that Indian tourists will continue to visit these exciting islands.

In a press conference addressed to the media, Nasheed acknowledged the deep and profound impact of the current situation in the Maldives. He said: “Maldives are sad; We apologize for this unfortunate situation. We want Indians to continue to come and holiday in the Maldives, our warm hospitality will not change.”

Following his recent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Nasheed said Prime Minister Modi conveyed his best wishes, expressing his support to the Indian Prime Minister. Nasheed also praised the swift steps taken by the current president of Maldives to resolve the problems that are causing the current political conflict. Reflecting on the long historical ties between India and the Maldives, Nasheed outlined India’s need and support during past challenges. He urged the two countries to overcome the current situation and return to their usual friendly relations, saying: “I believe that these issues will be resolved properly, and we will return in a state of change and return to the relationship we used to have, which has always lasted. characterized by respect and cooperation.”

Considering the recent events, Nasheed immediately appealed to the president Mohamed Muizzu, inviting him to discuss the Dornier helicopters. He explained the need to facilitate medical evacuation due to the remoteness of the area and poorly developed medical facilities on various islands in the Maldives.

President Muizzu has already promised to expel Indian troops from the country, setting March 10 as the deadline for the first group to leave. Controversy has escalated following offensive comments posted by three Maldivian deputy ministers against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leading to their suspension and subsequent calls for Indian tourists to withdraw. This group is the largest number of visitors, followed by the Russians. Nasheed’s passionate appeal aims to restore political and tourism ties, promoting harmony between the two countries.

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