President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Thursday met with the Maldivian men's and women's table tennis teams competing in the South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championship 2022.

At the meeting held at the President’s Office, President Solih encouraged both teams to perform well and wished them success in the tournament. He noted that table tennis could be developed further as a competitive sport in the country and pledged the administration’s support in this regard.

Ahmed Mahloof, the Minister of Youth, Sports, and Community Empowerment, and senior representatives of the Maldives Table Tennis Association, were in attendance. At the meeting, the President was presented with a team jersey.

The competition would be held in the Maldives from May 9-12, 2022. Athletes from the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan would compete in the championship.