PM appoints Maldives Speaker to coordinate international relief

May 19, 2022 at 6:07 PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today held discussions with former President and current Speaker of the Maldivian Parliament, Mohammed Nasheed. 

The Prime Minister’s Office said during the discussions, the former President of Maldives generously offered to assist Sri Lanka in securing relief for the country from foreign nations. 

The Prime Minister accepted the former Maldivian President’s offer and appointed him to coordinate the relief efforts. 

The Prime Minister also thanked the former President Nasheed for his support for Sri Lanka during the economic crisis, the Prime Minister’s Office added. (NewsWire)