Minister of State for External Affairs of India pays a courtesy call on the President

Minister of State for External Affairs of India pays a courtesy call on the President
22 February 2017, Ref: 2017-52 The Minister of State for External Affairs of the Republic of India, H.E. M.J. Akbar, paid a courtesy call on President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, this morning, at the President’s Office. During the call, the President welcomed the State Minister to the Maldives and conveyed good wishes to the Prime Minister, H.E. Narendra Modi, the Government and the friendly people of India. The President reiterated the “India First” policy while emphasizing that the... Read More

Minister of State for External Affairs of India calls on Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives

Minister of State for External Affairs of India calls on Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives
22 February 2017, Male’ – Ref: 2017-071: The Minister of State for External Affairs of India, His Excellency Mr. M.J. Akbar called on Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, this morning. During the call held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Asim welcomed the State Minister to the Maldives and reflected on the close friendly relations between the Maldives and India. Discussions also ensued on ways to further strengthen the relations between the... Read More

Ministry of Foreign Affairs marks International Mother Language Day

Ministry of Foreign Affairs marks International Mother Language Day
21 February 2017, Male’ – Ref: 2017-069: Speaking at a special event held to mark this year’s international mother language day, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim, stressed the importance of language for diplomats and the conduct of diplomacy, and thus the importance of learning how to use language effectively. The event also marked the first session of the Distinguished Speakers Series organized by the Foreign Service Institute of the Maldives. Ms Naseema Mohamed, eminent... Read More

Minister of State for External Affairs of India, arrives in Maldives

Minister of State for External Affairs of India, arrives in Maldives
21 February 2017, Male’ – 2017-067: The Minister of State for External Affairs of India, His Excellency Mr. M.J. Akbar arrived in Maldives this morning on an official visit. The State Minister was received on arrival at the Velaana International Airport, by the Foreign Secretary, His Excellency Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed and  Secretary, Bilateral Mr. Ahmed Khaleel. During the visit, State Minister Akbar is expected to call on His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the... Read More

President appoints Ambassador to United Arab Emirates

President appoints Ambassador to United Arab Emirates
20 February 2017, Ref: 2017-49 President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has appointed His Excellency Doctor Hussain Niyaz as Ambassador of the Maldives to United Arab Emirates. President Yameen presented the letter of appointment to the new Ambassador, at a ceremony held at the President’s Office this morning. Read More

Assistant of Minister of Foreign Affairs of China departs Maldives after concluding a successful visit

19 February 2017, Male’: His Excellency Mr. KONG Xuanyou, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, departed today after concluding his three-day official visit to the Maldives. During the visit, His Excellency the Assistant Minister led the Chinese Delegation at the 6th round of Consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China. The 6th round of Consultations exchanged views on enhancing... Read More

The 6th Round of Consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Maldives and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China

19 February 2017, Male’ – Ref: 2017-062: The 6th round of Consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Maldives and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China was held at the Ministry today. During the Consultations, the two countries discussed cooperation in areas of mutual interest including development cooperation, tourism promotion, human resources development, youth and sports, trade as well as investment cooperation between the two countries. The two countries also exchanged... Read More