Speaker of the Parliament of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed has travelled to Seychelles on an official visit.
During the visit, Speaker Nasheed is scheduled to visit the Parliament of Seychelles and hold an official meeting with Roger Mancienne, the Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles. The meeting will focus on ways to work together for the development of the two countries.
The Parliament stated that he will be staying in the country until July 28 at the invitation of the Seychelles parliament speaker. In the invitation letter, Mancienne noted that the Maldives and Seychelles are sister countries belonging to the Indian Ocean and are similar in the challenges that both respective countries face, as well as having mutual interests and goals. He also highlighted the importance of working together to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.
Furthermore, Speaker Mancienne highlighted the importance of further strengthening the relations between the two countries in the future and providing opportunities for development with the assistance of the international institutions that both respective countries are a part of.