Parliament Speaker and former president Mohamed Nasheed have defended MATI’s statement.
MATI has come out with the statement criticising the government for excluding them from the relief package discussions. In regards to this statement economic Minister Fayyaz Ismail had said the relief package was created after discussion and MATI’s statement is a “Kick on the government” according to the minister.
Despite the fact Parliament Speaker, In a tweet he stated that ” Productivity comes when Worker’s, businessmen and natural resources come together” and called upon the government to follow the instructions of MATI. Defending the statement of MATI.
Over the past parliament meetings several MP’s from the government has criticised the minister on his handling of the situation.