His Excellency Hussein Abdelhamid EL Saharty, new Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Republic of Maldives has called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim today.

At a meeting held at the Foreign Ministry this afternoon, the Foreign Minister welcomed the Ambassador and congratulated him on presenting his credentials. The Foreign Minister also noted the close brotherly relations between the Maldives and Egypt, and discussed ways of further strengthening the existing ties especially in the international arena.

Ambassador Saharty assured the Minister of his willingness and commitment to work with the Government of Maldives to further strengthen cooperation between the two countries. 

The Foreign Minister was accompanied by Her Excellency Fathimath Inaya, Deputy Minister and Mr. Abdul Waris Saeed, Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.