President: IUM Graduates never turned to extremist ideas

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih speaking in the Graduation Ceremony of Islamic University of Maldives, April 9, 2019. (Photo/President's Office)

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that no graduate from the Islamic University of Maldives has ever turned to extremist ideologies.

Speaking in the Convocation Ceremony of IUM held last Tuesday night, President Solih stated that the highest aim of his government’s education policy is to make sure that the youths who graduate understand the values of Islam.

He also said that this is an important step to take in improving our social behavior.

“In my opinion this university plays a huge role in practicing this policy. It can be seen clearly in the history of the university. No graduate from this university has gone in a wrong direction or followed extremist ideas,” said the President.

Speaking to the Graduates, President Solih said that these students are huge investments made to the development of the country and the development of the country depend on how these investments are used.

“After graduating from different areas, your biggest aim should be to participate in the development of the nation,” stated the President.