“Any Democracy that Conflicts with Islam will not be Accepted in Maldives” : Minister Adam Shareef Umar

Defence Minister Adam Shareef Umar has said that any type of democracy that conflicts with Islam will not be accepted by Maldives.

Speaking at a ceremony held to mark the day Maldives embraced Islam, the Minister said that, there are some people trying to spread other religions to Maldives and that everyone should be careful about it.

He also said that, it is important to elect a leader who will consider the religious aspects while establishing a democracy, in the 2018 Presidential elections.

In addition, Minister Shareef said that the anti-religious information spread through social media is targeted at young children and the youth who are easily convinced.

He warned that these deceitful information is a huge challenge and the parents and schools should be aware of it.