Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Yameen+sworn+in+as+president+of+the+Maldives
Sunday, 17 November 2013 - 18:34
Yameen sworn in as president of the Maldives
21

Shares
2,632

Views
The winning candidate in the delayed presidential run-off election in the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, has been sworn in the capital, Male.

Earlier his rival, former President Mohamed Nasheed, conceded defeat, saying that having an elected president once more made it a "happy day".

Regional power India was among the first to congratulate Yameen.

Yameen is a half-brother of Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who was president for 30 years until 2008 and imposed rigid control over the archipelago - a Sunni Muslim country that is best known as a luxury holiday destination.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
423 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,428 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,244 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
18,788 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
107 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
48,009 Views
Top