Former pres. Maumoon meets with Pres. Solih

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is seen shaking hands with former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. (Photo/Twitter)

Former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has met with the President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

The two met to discuss current events in the country, according to a tweet by Maumoon.

No further details regarding the meeting were provided.

Maumoon had called to postpone the local council elections after cases of the Covid-19 disease were spotted in the country.

However, the Elections Commission today stated that the situation had not escalated to the point where the elections had to be canceled. Elections Commission also stated that postponing an election was not within its powers but can only be done through the court system.