President Yameen Congratulates President Erdogan on Run-off Victory

30 May 2023 | 11:39
Former President Yameen

Former President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom has conveyed his warmest congratulations to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the winner of the Turkish presidential run-off elections held on Sunday. 

He acknowledged President Erdogan's firm leadership, attributing Turkey's notable achievements in economic growth and its reinforced international standing to his tenure. 

The former Maldivian President seeks to renew confidence in forging a closer relationship with Turkey and strengthening bilateral ties between the two nations.

Expressing their support for the election outcome, the Progressive Congress Coalition extended warm wishes to President Erdogan, as well as to the Justice and Development Party and the people of Turkey. 

This assurance of a new era of ties between the Maldives and Turkey demonstrates their commitment to fostering a mutually beneficial partnership.

The statement from former President Yameen demonstrates the desire to establish a solid foundation for cooperation between the Maldives and Turkey, drawing on the successes and strengths experienced under President Erdogan's leadership. 

The acknowledgement of Turkey's economic growth and enhanced international positioning underscores the potential for shared prosperity and diplomatic collaboration between the two nations.