13 June 2017, Male’

The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Maldives His Excellency Mr. Atul Keshap called on His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives this afternoon.

The Minister and Ambassador discussed a wide range of issues between the two countries, including trade and investments promotion, education opportunities for Maldivian students in US, counter-terrorism and people-to-people contact.  The Ambassador assured his commitment to working with the Government in strengthening the relations between the two countries and guaranteed the United States support and cooperation in the international arena.

The meeting was attended by Secretary, Bilateral His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Khaleel and Assistant Director Ms. Rishfa Rasheed of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

His Excellency Mr. Atul Keshap was accompanied by Mr. Patrick Tillou, Political Officer and Ms. Sucheta Sharma, Political Officer of the US Embassy in Sri Lanka.