The new non-resident Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Maldives, His Excellency Yury Materiy, called on the Foreign Secretary, His Excellency Ahmed Sareer, today.

Foreign Secretary congratulated the Ambassador on his appointment and expressed hope that the relations between the two countries would be strengthened under the Ambassador’s tenure. Both the Foreign Secretary and the Ambassador discussed areas in which relations could be further enhanced.

Foreign Secretary Ahmed Sareer was accompanied by Joint Secretary, Ms. Fathimath Najwa and Desk Officer, Mr. Mohamed Shujau.