Defence Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi

Mariya: President Solih is a leader that respects and cooperates with women

Minister of Defense, Mariya Ahmed Didi, has said that President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is a leader that respects and cooperates with women.

The Minister said this in response to a tweet posted, praising her work. Mariya had re-tweeted in response and said that Maldivians are very fortunate to have a leader like President Solih. She further said that he is a leader that supports and respects women.

Mariya further reiterated that President Solih opens up opportunities for women and added that the President also provides support in her post as Minister.

President Solih’s administration showed the Cabinet with the highest number of women appointees to date. In addition to that, many women were also appointed to senior positions in government.