President Mohamed Nasheed has this afternoon returned to Malé after attending the Commonwealth Heads Government Meeting (CHOGM).

This year’s CHOGM was held in Port of Spain, capital of Trinidad and Tobago from 27 to 29 November.

Speaking at the special session on climate change, the President called for concrete action from the Commonwealth to produce an important result in Copenhagen.

He also thanked Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India for their support and assistance to the Maldives to realise its plan to become carbon neutral.