President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of congratulations to Dr Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany following her election for a second term in office. The President’s message reads as follows:


“I send you my warm congratulations and good wishes on the tremendous victory that you have achieved in Sunday’s elections. The election victory for a second term shows the trust and confidence the people of Germany have in you.

I am confident the ties of friendship and cooperation that exist between Germany and the Maldives will continue to deepen in the years ahead.”