President meets Male’ City Mayor

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (R) meet with Male’ City Mayor Dr. Mohamed Muizzu (L) on May 27, 2021. (Photo/President's Office)

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih met with Male’ City Mayor Dr. Mohamed Muizzu at the President’s Office on Thursday morning, for discussions regarding the current situation in the Maldivian capital.

According to the President’s Office, President Solih and Mayor Muizzu engaged in discussions regarding the current situation in Male’, and ways to make the city safer and more hospitable for residents.

They also discussed urgent matters that need immediate resolving, and ways to address recurring issues.

At the meeting Muizzu shared ongoing projects by Male’ City Council, as well as plans for upcoming projects.

He expressed his wishes to work alongside President Solih’s administration, and provided assurance of his full support to the government.

The President, meanwhile, provided assurance Male’ City Council will receive full support and resources from the government to carry out any work that would lead to dignified living for Male’ residents.

He also discussed policies that could further improve Male’ City and broader decentralization plans.

In a tweet afterwards, Muizzu described his meeting with the President as “a hopeful meeting”.

“I thank [the President] for his time and hopeful answers,” he said.