Ex-President Mohamed Nasheed praised India as a crucial ally in ensuring the security and prosperity of the Maldives archipelago.
A social media controversy ensued following a tweet from a Maldives minister regarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Lakshadweep, accusing India of targeting the Maldives. Mariyam Shiuna claimed that India faces significant challenges in competing with the Maldives in beach tourism. In response, former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed denounced Shiuna’s comments and instead hailed India as a crucial ally for the security and prosperity of the archipelago nation.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
Expressing his disapproval, Nasheed commented on the “appalling language” used by Maldives government official Mariyam Shiuna towards the leader of a key ally, emphasizing the instrumental role India plays in ensuring the security and prosperity of the Maldives.
Hardik Pandya expresses sadness over the comments surrounding India in the midst of the Maldives dispute.
Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya said, “Extremely sad to see what’s being said about India. With its gorgeous marine life, beautiful beaches, Lakshadweep is the perfect get away spot and surely a must visit for me for my next holiday.”
Tiger Shroff expresses his admiration for the Lakshadweep islands, stating that they have captivated his heart amid the Maldives controversy.
Tiger Shroff, the actor, commended Lakshadweep, highlighting its “rich culture, serene beaches, and the genuine warmth of its people that together form an enchanting allure. Let’s come together to celebrate the inclusivity and unparalleled beauty of these islands—a treasure trove waiting for us to explore!”
Former Maldives president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s remarks on row
Former Maldives president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih tweeted, “I condemn the use of hateful language against India by Maldivian government officials on social media. India has always been a good friend to Maldives and we must not allow such callous remarks to negatively impact the age-old friendship between our two countries.”