Minister Shahid meets with Non-Resident Ambassadors of some African countries, accredited to the Maldives

16 November 2020

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid today, met with some of the Non Resident Ambassadors and High Commissioners to the Maldives. The meeting was held virtually. Heads of Missions of Morocco, The Gambia, Republic of Guinea and Senegal as well as Chargé d'Affaires' from Egypt and Tunisia 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 the African countries, and the shared values and principles, especially given that the countries represented at the meeting were also members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. 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.