President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and the First Lady Fazna Ahmed has arrived in Mauritius accepting the invitation from the Mauritian government for an official visit.
They were received at Sir Seewoosagar Ramgoolam International Airport by the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Mauritius, Jean Christophe Stephan Toussaint.
As part of this visit, the President and First Lady will attend the opening ceremony of the 10th edition of the Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019, being held today in the city of Port Louis, to show support for the Maldivian athletes.
The President and First Lady will also witness several of the sporting events due to be held there in the next few days.
The Maldives will participate in 14 sporting events at IOIG 2019.