13 June 2017, Male’

His Excellency Rear Admiral Akhtar Habib, NGP, ndc, ncc, psc, BN, the new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the Republic of Maldives called on
His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs, this morning.

During the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this morning, Minister Asim welcomed the Ambassador and congratulated him on his appointment. Minister Asim and the Ambassador discussed ways of further strengthening and diversifying the existing close relations between the Maldives and Bangladesh. The Ambassador also assured his commitment to working closely with the Government of Maldives to enhance collaboration in areas that are of mutual benefit to both countries.

The Foreign Minister was accompanied by H.E. Mr. Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary, Bilateral and
Ms. Aminath Shabeena, Director, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.