President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has conveyed felicitations, in separate messages, to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day of the Republic of India.
The President’s message to President Ram Nath Kovind reads as follows:
“On behalf of the people and the Government of the Maldives, and on my own behalf, I wish to express my warmest felicitations to Your Excellency and the friendly people of India on the joyful occasion of the Independence Day of India. Our countries share deep bonds of friendship and cooperation, and I look forward to a stronger partnership in the years to come, founded on the common aspiration for greater peace and prosperity for our peoples.”
“May I also extend, Excellency, my best wishes for your good health and well-being, and for further progress and prosperity of the people of India.”