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People's Majlis signs MoU with the Lok Sabha

09 Dec 2019

Male, Maldives: 9 December 2019

Hon. President Mohamed Nasheed, MP, Speaker of the People's Majlis today signed an MoU between Lok Sabha (the lower house of the Indian parliament) and People’s Majlis to strengthen the relationship and provide training opportunities for Majlis secretariat staff. He signed the agreement during his visit to Lok Sabha this afternoon during his official visit to India.

A parliamentary delegation led by Hon. President Mohamed Nasheed, MP, Speaker of the People’s Majlis, is visiting India on an invitation from Chairman of Rajya Sabha, H.E Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, and Speaker of Lok Sabha, H.E Shri Om Birla. Later this afternoon, President Nasheed called on the Speaker of Lok Sabha H. E Sri Om Birla and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, H.E Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu.

Earlier this morning the delegation visited Rajghat, memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi and paid glowing tribute to Gandhi. President Nasheed wrote in the guest book,

“Gandiji is undoubtedly the biggest inspiration of everything during our times. Gandiji’s principles & philosophy and actions inspired freedom lovers the world over, in our region and certainly in the Maldives”.

The multiparty parliamentary delegation also visited Parliament building and was given a tour of the building by Parliament Secretariat Officials. Later tonight the delegation will visit the Constitutional Club of India and will participate in the award ceremony of India’s National Open Badminton Championship.

The parliamentary delegation headed by the Speaker, includes Deputy Speaker of the People’s Majlis Hon. Eva Abdulla, Hon. MP Ali Azim, Hon. MP Hassan Latheef, Hon. MP Ilyas Labeeb, Hon. MP Hussain Shaheem, Hon. MP Mohamed Aslam, Hon. MP Abdulla Riyaz, Secretary General of People’s Majlis Ms. Fathimath Niusha, and Counsel General Ms. Fathimath Filza.

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