Foreign Minister Shahid holds a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of Turkey

27 April 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, today.During the telephone conversation, Minister Shahid briefed Minister Çavuşoğlu on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Maldives and the measures implemented to curb the spread of the virus.

Minister Shahid also highlighted on the economic and financial aspects of the pandemic and requested the support of the Turkish government to overcome the impending challenges.Minister Çavuşoğlu thanked Minister Shahid for the telephone call and firmly supported the Government of Maldives efforts and measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Both Foreign Ministers further agreed that the ongoing global health situation could only be normalized through collaborative efforts by the international community.ENDS