The Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid today, met with some of the Non Resident Ambassadors accredited to the Maldives. The meeting was held virtually. The High Commissioners of Rwanda, South Africa, and Zambia accredited to the Maldives, and High Commissioner-designate of Mauritius and Chargé d'affaires a.i. of Nigeria, took part in the meeting.

During the meeting, the Minister and the Envoys exchanged information about the evolving situation of Covid19, and enhancing bilateral and multilateral relationships between the countries. The Minister noted the close cultural and civilizational links between the Maldives and African countries, and the shared values and principles. He also thanked all the countries for the support extended to the Maldives during the Covid19 situation.

The meeting is an initiative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, to cultivate closer relationships and interaction between the Ministry and the Representatives accredited to the Maldives.