President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of congratulations to the new Prime Minister of Greece, Mr George A. Papandreou. The President’s message reads as follows:


“The government and the people of the Maldives join me in extending our warm congratulations to you on your assumption of office as the new Prime Minister of Greece. We also send our best wishes for greater prosperity and well-being of the people of Greece under your leadership.

Greece and the Maldives have enjoyed friendly relations, and I am confident we will be able to further strengthen those relations in the years ahead. ”