President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu has reaffirmed that the Maldivians will always support the Palestinian people and their cause.
President Dr. Muizzu made these remarks while addressing the Chairman and Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Türkiye, Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş, and his fellow parliamentarians who were present at the Parliament Building in Ankara, on Tuesday.
During his address, the Maldivian President stated that the Maldives is committed to assisting Palestine in every possible way.
Additionally, President Dr. Muizzu stated it was a great privilege and honor to choose Türkiye as the first country to visit after assumption of office. He emphasized the significance of being invited to meet with President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
While reflecting on his fruitful discussions with the Turkish President, which covered various important topics, President Dr. Muizzu conveyed his delight and appreciation for President Erdoğan and the unwavering support of the Turkish government.
Furthermore, President Dr. Muizzu 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.
The President also went on to state that the Maldives will collaborate closely with all stakeholders, underscoring the importance of the country's 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.