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Maldives Minister Ro Muizzoo Sarkar distanced itself from the post on PM Modi’s statement, said will not hesitate to take action

New Delhi: Amid the controversy over Maldivian Minister Mariam Shiuna’s “derogatory comments” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to Lakshadweep, the government on Sunday clarified its stand, saying “the opinions are personal and do not represent the views of the government “.

A statement issued by the Maldivian government said, “The Government believes that freedom of expression should be exercised in a democratic and responsible manner and in a manner that does not spread hatred, negativity and harm the Maldives and the international community.” “Do not interfere with the close relationship between partners.” ,

“Furthermore, the concerned authorities of the government will not hesitate to take action against those making such derogatory remarks,” the statement said.

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Maldives Youth Empowerment Deputy Minister Mariam Shiuna sparked controversy after she made “derogatory remarks” against PM Modi in a post that has now been deleted. The post also contained pictures from PM Modi’s recent visit to Lakshadweep.

Condemning the comments, former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed asked outgoing President Mohamed Muizzu to clarify that the comments do not reflect government policy.

Addressing Should be kept away and clear assurance given.” They do not reflect the policy of the Government of India.”

“The derogatory remarks made on social media by 2 Deputy Ministers of the current Maldives Government and a member of a political party in the ruling coalition towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India are condemnable and despicable. I urge the government to reprimand these officials . Public figures must maintain decorum. India is a time-tested friend and an unwavering ally. They have historically been the first to respond in our times of need. Our close relationship is based on mutual respect, history, culture and the past of the Maldives. “Strong people-to-people ties,” Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid wrote on Twitter.

PM Modi visited the Union Territory earlier this week and shared several photos, including those of his “exciting experience” after trying his hand at snorkeling.

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