23 May 2017, Dhaka;

The first female Ambassador of the Republic of Maldives to Bangladesh, Her Excellency Aishath Shaan Shakir presented her Letter of Credence and Letter of Recall of her predecessor to the President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, His Excellency Md. Abdul Hamid at a ceremony held at ‘Bangabhaban’ the official residence-cum-office of the Honourable President of Bangladesh.

23 May 2017, Male';

The Third Policy Dialogue between the Government of Maldives and the European Union (EU) was held this afternoon at Bandos Maldives.

22 May 2017, Male';

The Government of the Maldives will host the Third Maldives-EU Policy Dialogue tomorrow. The Maldives-EU Policy Dialogue is an initiative taken by the Government of Maldives in 2015 to strengthen the existing ties of friendship and cooperation between the Maldives and the European Union.

This year, nine Ambassadors and Heads of Missions from EU member countries will participate in the Dialogue. The EU Delegation will be led by H.E. Mr. Tung-Lai Margue, Ambassador of the European Union to the Maldives. The Maldives Delegation will be led by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

This year’s Dialogue will cover the following thematic areas; human rights, democracy consolidation and strengthening of the justice sector, combating terrorism, radicalisation, safety of foreign tourists, climate change, fisheries and social sector development.

ENDS

21 May 2017, Male';

The Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Tomasz Łukaszuk paid a farewell call on the Foreign Secretary, His Excellency Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed.

20 May 2017, Ref: 2017-136

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has this evening, arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on an official visit, on the invitation of the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to participate in the “Arab Islamic American Summit”, scheduled to be held in Riyadh on 21st May 2017.

Source: President's Office