President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that Palestine will always hold a special place in the hearts of Maldivian citizens.
President Solih spoke of the compassion for Palestine in the hearts of all Maldivians during a ceremony held to appoint the new Palestinian Ambassador to the Maldives, Waleed A.M Abu Ali.
The President conveyed his hearty congratulations to the ambassador, and discussed the future of the relationship between Palestine and Maldives.
President Solih added that the Maldivian government's support towards the countless efforts put towards the independence of Palestine will always remain steadfast and unwavering.
During some words shared by ambassador Abu Ali, he conveyed the well wishes of Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas to President Solih. He added that he is humbled by the opportunity he has been bestowed with to represent the citizens of Palestine.
Ambassador Abu Ali also spoke of the strong relationship shared between the two countries, promising to do everything in his power to maintain it the same. He also expressed how Maldives has always been a country to show its support and kindness towards Palestine, and extended his gratitude to President Solih and the citizens of Maldives.