The Ambassador of Palestine to the Republic of Maldives, H.E. Mr Walid A.M. Abu Ali, paid a courtesy call on H.E. President Dr Mohamed Muizzu on Saturday Afternoon at the President’s Office.

H.E. Mr Walid A.M. Abu Ali congratulated the President on his assumption of office and sent warm sentiments on his behalf of H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, the president of Palestine.

President Dr Muizzu expressed his unwavering support and affirmed that the Maldivian people and government continue to stand behind the Palestinians in their quest for recognition and dignity. He also strongly condemned the current aggression of the Israeli military on Gaza and the Palestinian people. He additionally expressed his commitment to support establishing an independent and sovereign State of Palestine based on the 1967 borders and to promote peace and stability in the region.

The President and the Palestinian Ambassador engaged in a discussion regarding the dire circumstances in Gaza and other regions of Palestine as a result of the ongoing siege, emphasising the need for immediate ceasefire and action to rectify the situation at large.

Concluding the call, the President and the Ambassador reiterated their commitment to strengthening brotherly relations and cooperation.