Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid had a virtual meeting with the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Maldives, Alaina Teplitz, today.

During the meeting held this afternoon, Minister Shahid highlighted the significant revitalization of the Maldives-US relations, and expressed his deep appreciation to the U.S Government for its continued assistance in combatting COVID-19 in the Maldives. Foreign Minister Shahid also briefed Ambassador Teplitz on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Maldives and the current measures implemented to curb the virus.

Minister Shahid and Ambassador Teplitz agreed to work together to further strengthen the dynamic partnership between Maldives and US.

Foreign Minister Shahid was accompanied by State Minister Ahmed Khaleel, Joint Secretary Shiuneen Rasheed and Assistant Director Mohamed Shaffau Ibrahim.

Ambassador Teplitz was accompanied by Political Officer, Alan Brinker.

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