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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Prison Cell to Presidential Palace - Mohamed Nasheed (Anni) sworn in as president of Maldives

Male, 12 November, (Asiantribune.com): Mohamed Nasheed (Anni), a prominent leader of the democratic reform in the Maldives and former political prisoner has been sworn in as the new President of Maldives in a special session of the People’s Majlis held yesterday morning held at Dharubaaruge.
The oath taking official ceremony was attended by the highest diplomat of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapakse and Indian Vice president Mohamed Hamid Ansari.
Many foreign high level dignitaries were present to witness as the new president sworn in with foreign and local media covering the historic event.
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse was in Male to congratulate the new Maldivian President immediately after being sworn in as the president. read more