• 05 March 2020

    Foreign Minister Shahid sends message of Congratulations to the new Secretary General of SAARC

    Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdulla Shahid has sent a message of congratulations to the new Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) His Excellency Esala Ruwan Weerakoon on assuming his duties.

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  • 04 February 2020

    Temporary Biometric Clinic for Germany-Schengen Visa opens in Male'

    A temporary Biometric Clinic for Germany-Schengen Visa has opened at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This Clinic is organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Maldives with the assistance from the Government of Maldives and the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Company.

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  • 01 February 2020

    Press release regarding the decision of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to withdraw from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community

    The Government of the Republic of Maldives recognizes and respects the decision of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to withdraw from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community starting from 1 February 2020.

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  • 01 February 2020

    The Republic of Maldives formally re-joins the Commonwealth of Nations

    As of 1 February 2020, the Republic of Maldives has officially re-joined the Commonwealth of Nations. This afternoon, President Solih received a phone call from Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, informing of the Maldives’ bid to re-join the organisation after successfully fulfilling all requirements set out by the Commonwealth.

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  • 31 January 2020

    Press release on Corona virus

    All Maldivians are cautioned against all non-essential travel to China, and other countries that have confirmed cases of Novel Corona Virus.

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  • 27 January 2020

    UN Human Rights Team calls on Minister of Foreign Affairs

    The Chief of Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination Branch of the UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Ms. Mona Rishmawi, today paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid.

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  • 26 January 2020

    Newly Appointed Ambassador of Greece calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs

    The newly appointed Ambassador of Greece to the Republic of Maldives, Dionyssios Kyvetos, called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid, today.

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  • 26 January 2020

    Newly Appointed Ambassador of the European Union calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs

    Ambassador of European Union to the Republic of Maldives, Denis Chaibi, called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid, today.

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  • 16 January 2020

    Minister Shahid meets with Ministerial delegates on the sidelines of Raisina Dialogue

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives His Excellency Abdulla Shahid has met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia His Excellency Sergey Lavrov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia His Excellency Urmas Reinsalu, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary His Excellency Peter Szijjarto, on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue.

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  • 14 January 2020

    Minister Shahid meets with several high level officials on the sidelines of Raisina Dialogue

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdulla Shahid has today, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic His Excellency Tomáš Petříček and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia His Excellency Edgars Rinkēvičs on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue. This is the first time that Minister Shahid has met with both Ministers.

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  • 12 January 2020

    Minister Shahid to deliver keynote at Raisina Dialogue 2020

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives His Excellency Abdulla Shahid will be delivering a keynote address at the 2020 edition of the Raisina Dialogue to be held in New Delhi, India from 14-16 January 2020.

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  • 12 January 2020

    Temporary Germany-Schengen Visa Biometric Clinic will open in Male on 03 February 2020

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will host a temporary Germany-Schengen visa Biometric Clinic in Male’, organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Maldives.

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