President’s Office says President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih would be addressing the nation tomorrow on the occasion of the National Day.

Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Hood said President Solih would address the nation at 10:00 am tomorrow and that his speech would be broadcasted via all major networks.

The official ceremony for this year’s National Day celebrated on the 1st Rabi Ul Awal is scheduled to be held at Haa Alifu Utheem.

Home Minister Abdullah Imran is set to address the ceremony via video conference while the chief guest for the ceremony Executive Director at the Ministry Hamid Yoosuf would also give a speech on the occasion.

Earlier this month the President’s Office had said that President Solih had decided not to hold the National Day functions this year due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

The President’s Office has also announced that the 2020 National Awards would be presented to recipients at a special function at a later date and that the date will be contingent on the country’s developing situation with regard to Covid-19.