March 06, 2018
On January 03, 2018 President Abdulla Yameen announced that henceforth 6th March would be celebrated as National Patriotism Day.
It was on this day in 2017 that the Government of Maldives national promotional campaign Tharika (heritage) was inaugurated. Tharika promotes unity and culture and boosts religious faith and national spirit.
The theme for Tharika is, ‘Religion and nationalism – pivot of Maldivians’.
On the occasion of National Patriotism Day today, Ambassador Ahmed Mohammed said that “Maldives gained composite sovereignity and full independence possessing all rights to have direct relations politically and otherwise with all countries and international organisations. We owe to our past, present & future generations to maintain this status”.