15 August 2015, Male’
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, H.E Ms. Dunya Maumoon has sent a message of greetings to the Minister of External Affairs of India, H.E. Smt. Sushma Swaraj, on the Anniversary of Independence of India.
The Minister’s message reads as follows:
On the auspicious occasion of the 69th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of India, it gives me great pleasure to extend facilitations and sincere good wishes to Your Excellency, the Government and the people of India.
Let me take this opportunity to reiterate our commitment to strengthen the strong bilateral ties enjoyed over the years between the Maldives and India. As close friends and neighbours I am confident that our two countries will remain close partners, and engage further for the mutual benefit of our two nations and work closely to promote and strengthen regional cooperation in South Asia.
May I also convey my personal best wishes for Your Excellency’s good health and success, and continued peace, progress and prosperity for the people of India.