President-elect Solih completes Umrah pilgrimage

Saturday, November 10, 2018

During his trip, Solih is accompanied by his wife Fazna Ahmed, as well as Parliament Speaker and Jumhooree Party (JP) leader Qasim Ibrahim, Adhaalath Party’s Vice President Ali Zahir, Thulusdhoo MP Mohamed Waheed Ibrahim, Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)’s former deputy chairperson Ali Shiyam, Alifushi MP Mohamed Rasheed, and former President Mohamed Nasheed’s younger brother Nazim Sattar.

The president-elect has met with senior Saudi government officials and Maldivian students in the Gulf kingdom.

This is Solih’s first official international trip since winning the election and the Saudi Kingdom was one of the first to congratulate him.