Commending the hard work of the Maldives’ National Football Team, President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has stated that winning the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018 has proven that relentless determination and motivation will lead the way to victory.

The President made this statement while welcoming the national football team today, at the inauguration of the new Code F runway developed at the Velana International Airport (VIA).

In his speech, President Yameen expressed his gratitude to the national football team for making the whole nation proud and upholding the country’s good reputation.

In this regard, the President highlighted that the football team has proven to the world that despite our small size, the Maldives is able to keep up with the advancements of the world. He also reiterated his commitment to facilitating and empowering youth in every way.

Source: The President’s Office