Vice President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of congratulations to President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka. The Vice President’s message reads as follows:


“I join President Mohamed Nasheed in congratulating the Government and people of Sri Lanka as they look forward to a future free from the scourge of terrorism and violence.

With an end to the decades-old conflict in the country, the people of Sri Lanka today stand to gain far greater justice, equality and prosperity. I am confident that under the stewardship of Your Excellency, Sri Lanka will be able to realise these goals.

I would also like to send my best wishes for your good health and well-being and for ever-lasting peace to the friendly people of Sri Lanka.”