H.E President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has sent a message of congratulations to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, H.E Mahinda Rajapaksa, for leading the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) to a monumental victory in Sri Lanka's parliamentary elections this year. President Solih's message reads as follows:

“I would like to extend my heartfelt felicitations to Your Excellency, the Government and people of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on the successful conclusion of Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections.

The overwhelming support and landslide victory provide testimony to the trust and confidence that Sri Lankans place in your able leadership and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), to further peace and prosperity in Sri Lanka.

On this historic occasion, let me reiterate our commitment to further enhance the close relations and cooperation between our two countries in the bilateral, regional and international spheres.

Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration”.