Vice-President Afif pays courtesy call on the new Maldivian President |21 November 2023
Seychelles’ Vice-President, Ahmed Afif, attended the inauguration ceremony of the new President of the Maldives, Dr Mohamed Muizzu which took place on November 17, 2023 at the Republic Square, Male.
Following the ceremony, the vice-president paid a courtesy call on President Muizzu at The President’s Office. During the call, Vice-President Afif congratulated the Maldivian President on his inauguration and wished him all the best in his tenure.
The impact of climate change on the world, especially on small island developing states (Sids) was one of the main topics discussed. It was reiterated that in order to mitigate the effects of climate change, Sids should join forces to voice out their concerns on the world stage. This will not only guarantee the protection of the islands but of its habitants for generations to come.
Exchanges between the parliaments of both countries was another topic addressed. The Maldivian side expressed the importance of exchanges of ideas and know-how between those two institutions for their mutual development.
Also present were several members of President Muizzu’s Cabinet.
Press release from Office of the President