Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture H.E. Dr. Mohamed Shainee has this afternoon returned to the Maldives upon concluding his official visit to Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa as the Special Envoy of President, His Excellency Mr. Abdullah Yameen Abdul Gayoom. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen Maldives’ bilateral relations with the region, and to find new avenues and opportunities for greater cooperation, including within the United Nations.

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives has departed for New York City, United States on an official visit.

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives today paid a courtesy call on his counter-part, His Excellency Dr. Jubeir, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The meeting was held at the Headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Jeddah.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message of condolence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Salahuddin Rabbani, following the terrorist attack on Inter-Continental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Dr Mohamed Asim today addressed the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the Extraordinary Meeting held to discuss the situation in Yemen, and in particular the ballistic missiles fired by the Houthi militia towards Riyadh.