Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, held bilateral talks with his Japanese counterpart His Excellency Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, today.

His Excellency Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, has arrived in the Maldives this morning on an official visit.

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan H.E Mr. Taro Kono is scheduled to make an Official visit to the Maldives on 6 January 2018.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message of sympathy to His Excellency Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr., Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Philippines following the recent severe flooding caused by Tropical Storm Tembin.

1. At the invitation of His Excellency Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, accompanied by Datin Sri Rosmah Mansor, wife of the Prime Minister undertook an Official Visit to the Republic of Maldives from 19-20 December 2017.