Every effort by the current administration resonates the need to restore solidarity throughout the Maldives, since day one, said President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
Asserting that the government has not given up on the pursuit to restore harmony within the country, Solih urged the people to express themselves peacefully in order to promote unity in the community.
During an address at a special reception in Tokyo, Japan, where the First Couple met and interacted with the Maldivian Community residing in Japan, Solih highlighted that Japan has been a noteworthy international ally and important development partner to Maldives for a long time.
He went on to add that Maldivians residing in Japan play a vital role to boost the ties between both nations.
Japan continues to provide aid to the country in several areas such as climate resilience and the education and health sectors, said Solih who also expressed gratitude for the continued support, on behalf of the Maldivian people and the government.
Furthermore, Solih shed light on the new heights achieved in the relationship between both countries during the past few decades and noted the key goals of his trip which is to enhance the ties, pursue development aid and assist Maldivians living in Japan.
The First Couple was welcomed to the reception, hosted by the Embassy of Maldives in Japan, by Ambassador of Maldives to Japan, Ibrahim Uwais.