PM Imran Khan calls new President of Maldives

PM Imran Khan calls new President of Maldives

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday called President-elect of Maldives Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to felicitate him on his victory in the recent presidential elections.

Underscoring that Maldives was entering a new era, he hoped that under the leadership of President-elect Ibrahim Mohammad Solih, the country and its people would achieve great success and prosperity, PM office media wing in a press release said.

Both leaders reiterated their resolve to further strengthen the bilateral relations, which were characterized by cordiality, religious affinity and close cooperation.

They also expressed desire to work closely on the issues of mutual interest and for the benefit of the peoples of both countries. The Maldivian president-elect thanked the Imran Khan for the telephone call and also congratulated him on assumption of the office of Prime Minister of Pakistan.

He also invited the prime minister to visit Maldives at a mutually convenient date.