The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Republic of Maldives His Excellency James Dauris paid a courtesy call on Foreign Secretary His Excellency Ahmed Sareer.

The Foreign Secretary and the Ambassador discussed bilateral issues of mutual interest and ways of further strengthening cooperation in areas of climate change and counter terrorism/radicalisation. They also exchanged views on ongoing economic and political developments in the country. Ambassador Dauris assured Foreign Secretary Sareer of his commitment to staying engaged with the Government towards strengthening ties between the two countries and expressed the need to closely coordinate on key international developments.

Foreign Secretary was accompanied by Joint Secretary, Ms. Fathimath Najwa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador Dauris was accompanied by Mr. Ahmed Hamdhan, Political Officer British Embassy in Sri Lanka.