New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the Maldives on rejoining whilst the 54th member regarding the Commonwealth. The Maldives signed up with the Commonwealth in 1982, however in 2016 it renounced its account.
The Prime Minister tweeted, 'I heartily congratulate President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih, Speaker Mohammad Nasheed as well as the individuals of Maldives on rejoining the Commonwealth. <! –
We welcome Maldives towards the Commonwealth. We are looking forward to the Maldives to relax and play a higher part when you look at the Commonwealth and satisfy its people's aspirations through it.
We warmly welcome The Maldives when you look at the Commonwealth and appearance ahead into the Maldives playing a bigger part when you look at the comity of countries and recognizing the complete potential in addition to aspirations of the people.
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 1, 2020
Most user nations regarding the Commonwealth had been colonies of Britain beneath the British Empire.