President Dr. Mohammed Muizzu affirmed the unwavering commitment to safeguarding the country’s sovereignty. Emphasizing the paramount promise made upon assuming the presidency in November 2023, he declared that the support of the majority signaled a firm stance on withdrawing foreign troops, reclaiming lost seas, and annulling agreements jeopardizing Maldives’ sovereignty.
Under the leadership of Pressure , crucial national initiatives have been set in motion, including diplomatic discussions on communication protocols with another nation. Notably, discussions have commenced to withdraw Indian stationed in Maldives, with a phased plan outlining the relocation of military personnel by March 10 and May 10, 2024, for different aviation platforms.
President Muizzu underscored the non-renewal of agreements that grant undue powers to foreign entities, citing India’s agreement set to expire. This decision includes refraining from renewing the pact, providing India with extensive charting authority over Maldives’ interior and seabed. The developments mark a significant step in preserving Maldives’ autonomy and national interests.