President Muizzu: Want to cultivate generations proficient in Dhivehi language

President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu. (Sun Photo/Mohamed Maavee)

President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, on Sunday, has expressed his wishes to cultivate generations proficient in the Dhivehi language. 

He made the remark in his address on the occasion of Dhivehi Language Day, commemorated today.

Expressing his desire to cultivate generations proficient in the Dhivehi language, President Muizzu encouraged the people to embrace the language and urged the public to appreciate our mother tongue while acquiring proficiency in other languages and knowledge. On this note, he emphasized the importance of learning the local language, integrating knowledge from other languages into the local context, and achieving success in one's mother tongue as a gateway to proficiency in other languages and fields of knowledge.

He went on to emphasize the importance of preserving the Maldivian identity, suggesting that the nation should take pride in its indigenous heritage. In this regard, he underscored how his administration’s nationalism restoration program will assist in this effect.

The President appealed to all Maldivians to prioritize the usage of the Dhivehi language in offices, news channels, education, and communication. 

Speaking further, he underscored the significance of Dhivehi Language Day by honoring the late Hussain Salahuddin and drawing lessons from his life.