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Maldives: Maldives' tourism industry came into action as soon as tourism got a shock, scolded its own ministers

Pankaj Prasad
Maldives and Mohammed Muizzu minister
Maldives and Mohammed Muizzu minister

Maldives Association of Tourism Industry issued a statement saying that India has been a country making a continuous and significant contribution to the tourism industry of Maldives.

Controversy continues regarding the objectionable statements made by some ministers of Maldives against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While the Mohammed Muizzu-led government of Maldives has distanced itself from the ministers' statements, the opposition has slammed the current government for its anti-India policy. Amidst the news of negative impact on the tourism industry of Maldives, now the tourism industry of Maldives has also reprimanded these ministers of Muizzu government. Maldives Tourism Industry Organization (MATI) has also issued a statement regarding this.

What is the statement of the tourism industry?

Maldives Association of Tourism Industry issued a statement saying that it strongly condemns the objectionable statements made by some deputy ministers of the government on social media platforms against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India. The statement said that India is Maldives' closest neighbor and partner. India has stood with us in every crisis in the history of Maldives. We are grateful for the close relationship that the Government and people of India have built with us.