Bilateral Engagement





Date of establishment of bilateral relations: 22 September  1978

Head of State: President Mohammed Shahabuddin

Head of Government: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 

Foreign Minister: Mohammed Hasan Mahmud 

Capital: Dhaka





High Level Exchanges

  • Outgoing:
    • President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih undertook a State Visit to Bangladesh from 17-18 March 2021.​
    • President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom undertook an official visit to Bangladesh in 2005.​
    • Vice President H.E. Mr. Faisal Naseem undertook an official visit to Bangladesh to attend the sixth Indian Ocean Conference held in Dhaka from 12-13 May 2023.​
    • Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid undertook an official visit to Bangladesh from 8-11 February 2021. ​
  • Incoming: 
    • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina undertook a State Visit to Maldives from 22-23 December 2021.​
    • Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen undertook a visit to Maldives from 26-28 November 2021 for the first Bilateral Consultations Meeting between Maldives and Bangladesh. ​


Economic Cooperation

Maldives imports construction materials from Bangladesh.



Recent Updates

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fathulla Jameel Building, Malé, 20077, Republic of Maldives, | Tel Number: 00960 332-3400  |  Emergency Contact: 00960 798-3400