10 April 2013, Male'; His Excellency Dr. BurakAkcapar, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the Republic of Maldives called on His Excellency Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, today.

During the meeting, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Minister and Ambassador discussed on ways of consolidating the existing ties between the Maldives and Turkey. The discussion focused on a number of issues including, collaboration in the field of tourism, as well asgreater economic cooperation between the two countries, including investment promotion. The meeting was also attended by Mr. Abdul AzeezYoosuf, Ambassador at Large and Mr. Bora Özkul, Third Secretary.