Remarks by Foreign Minister at the reception to mark the 68th Republic Day of India

Bismilla hir Rahmani raheemYour Excellency Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, the Ambassador of India to the Maldives,Distinguished Guests,Ladies and Gentlemen,Assalaam Alaikum Warahmathullahi WabarakaathuhAnd a very good evening to you all. It gives me immense pleasure to be a part of this auspicious gathering to mark the 68th Republic Day of India. On behalf of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the Government, and the people of Maldives, I wish to extend warm felicitations and sincere good wishes to... Read More

Statement by Foreign Minister at the Extraordinary Meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Dr. Mohamed Asim at the Extraordinary Meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers Kuala Lumpur, 19 January 2017 Ref: 2017-017   بســم اللّـه الرّحمـن الرّحيــم In the name of Allah, the most beneficent, the most merciful Peace be upon our prophet Mohamed Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam,   Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Mr. Secretary General, Excellencies AssalamAlaikum Warahmathullahi Wabarakathuh,   It is an honour for me to... Read More

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs at the 43rd Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs at the 43rd Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 18 – 19 October 2016 اَلحَمْـدُ لِلّـهِ رَبّ العَـالَمِـين، وَالصّـلاة وَالسّلام علـى محـمَّدٍ وَعلـى آلـه وَصَحْبِـهِ أجمـعـين Mr Chairman, Mr Secretary General, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Assalam Alaikum Warahmathullahi Wabarakaathuh, It gives me great pleasure to be here in this beautiful historic City. My delegation and I thank the Government of Uzbekistan and... Read More

Third Committee Agenda Item 29: Advancement of Women

Third CommitteeAgenda Item 29: Advancement of WomenStatement by the Republic of Maldives10 October 2016United Nations, New York, 2016 Madam Chair, At the outset, my delegation welcomes the reports by the Secretary General submitted under this Agenda Item for our consideration. Madam Chair, We are encouraged by the importance given to gender equality and empowerment of women and girls by this organization and its member states. The Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women,... Read More

Agenda Item 84: The rule of law at the national and international levels

Sixth CommitteeAgenda Item 84: The rule of law at the national and international levelsStatement by the Republic of MaldivesUnited Nations, New York, 2016 Mr Chairman, I am honoured to speak on behalf of the Republic of Maldives on the rule of law and its dimensions on the national and international levels. My delegation wishes to express its gratitude to the Secretary-General for his report on strengthening and coordinating United Nations rule of law activities, pursuant to General Assembly... Read More

Agenda Item 107/108: Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice/International Drug Control

Third CommitteeAgenda Item 107/108: Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice/International Drug ControlStatement by the Republic of Maldives6 October 2016United Nations, New York, 2016 Madam Chair, At the outset, I would like to thank the Secretary General for the reports submitted under this Agenda Item for our consideration. The modern age of globalization, information technology, international travel and cross-border business enterprises characterize the 21st Century. Although some of these... Read More

Agenda Item 108: Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism

4 October 2016, New York; Thank you Chair, Let me begin by congratulating on your election to preside over the work of this Committee during this Session. We look forward to working with you and the Bureau and assure our full support towards ensuring a successful and productive session. Let me also thank the Secretary-General for the Report submitted under this agenda item. Mr. Chair, In today’s world, terrorism knows no borders. As modern innovations and evolution in political dynamics have... Read More