The Chinese New Year was celebrated with Maldives food in a community event co-organised by the Embassy and Travel and Leisure Magazine. Hosted by the Ambassador’s wife Madam Jeehan Saleem, the event was held at Dongcheng District community centre. Around 30 families joined in the activity and enjoyed a traditional Maldivian breakfast prepared by Madam Jeehan. During the event information was provided about the Maldives, and particularly about its food
culture. Ambassador Mohamed Faisal also attended the event. After the food tasting the Ambassador and his wife interacted with the children and presented them each with a seashell from the Maldives.