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New government meets US Ambassador, Rajapaksa

President Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan yesterday met United States Ambassador to the Maldives Patricia A Butenis.

According to a statement from the President’s Office, discussions were primarily on the current political situation in the Maldives.

“Particularly, the President briefed Ambassador Butenis on the National Unity Government and the progress of its Roadmap,” the statement read.

Vice President Designate Mohamed Waheeduddeen meanwhile met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka.

Visiting Sri Lanka as a Special Envoy of President Dr Mohamed Waheed, Waheeduddeen presented a letter to the Sri Lankan President, on his behalf.

“At the meeting, Waheeduddeen noted the close relations established between the two countries, and discussed hopes for further enhancing the ties both the countries share,” a statement read. “Further, Mr Waheeduddeen expressed his gratitude to the Sri Lankan government for the aid and support being provided to the Maldives.”

Dr Waheed’s political advisor, Dr Hassan Saeed, yesterday met with the Commonwealth in the UK, representing the new government. Former Maldives High Commissioner to the UK, Dr Farahanaz Faizal, represented former President Mohamed Nasheed.

Dr Saeed was also interviewed on the BBC.

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  • Ekaloas buddy: I also prefer to share the bed with country who has rules not to allow people with long beards or other obvious Muslim symbols on public transportation....
  • Kashim: Another attack on Islam and free speech… MDP is out but the country must still work for true Islam.
  • Kashim: We shall also work with Chinese Muslim brothers and help spread true Islam in China! China has many problems that can be solve with Islam & cultural...
  • Kashim: The only radical who, is president Nasheed, radical against Islam who attempts to make deals with Zionists. What more can we say to a president who invites...
  • Logal Sumaari kaleyge: Ironically the Saudi government taxes every single pilgrim. Through a immigration tax. A tax to worship.
  • A Maldivian: The truth of the matter is; radical ideology amongst some believers does exist in this country irrespective of time it originated! It was thought that...
  • asstar: One more dimbulb named kashim and voila! defending the Islam begins!! 3,2,1..
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