President Nasheed returns to the Maldives

President Mohamed Nasheed and First Lady Laila Ali have returned to the Maldives after their visit to South Korea for the B4E Business for Environment Summit.

They were greeted by members of the government and a large crowd of people who gathered at jetty number one to congratulate the president on the Champion of the Earth Award he received last week.

He said he was honoured to receive the prize and it was a testament to Maldivians’ efforts to bring the issue of climate change to the global stage.