‘Development should have everyone’s contribution and political differences will not pave way for any citizen to be excluded from it’, President Yameen addressed during the ceremony in celebration of the 49th Republic day.
He stated that in building the nation, it is important for everyone to contribute and face of developmental challenges. Hence, political differences between the citizens should not be causing an internal conflict. Instead, protecting the nation should be every individual citizen’s obligation.
During the ceremony, President’s Award for Special Achievement was received by 24 honorees including 23 individuals and 1 private organization.