Ambassador Omar met with the Controller General of Immigration & Emigration

Colombo
2 August 2019

His Excellency Omar Abdul Razzak, Ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka has met with the Controller General of Immigration & Emigration Mr. R.N.P.S.D Basnayake. The meeting was held at the Department of
Immigration & Emigration, Suhurupaya this afternoon.

During the meeting held today with the Immigration Controller General, the main discussion was in easing of visa issues faced by Maldivians.

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Official Reception held to commemorate the 54th Anniversary of Independence of the Maldives

The official reception to mark the occasion of the 54th Anniversary of Independence of the Maldives was held in the Embassy .
The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Hon. Chandrani Bandara, Minister of Women, Child Affairs and Dry Zone Development of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The reception was attended by Ambassadors accredited to the Maldives, diplomatic communities, Ministers and senior dignitaries of Government of Sri Lanka, representatives of international organisations and members of the business community in Sri Lanka.

During the reception, Ambassador Omar delivered his welcome remarks in which Ambassador highlighted on the close and ... Read More

54th Independence Day celebration of Maldives held at MECC

Official event to mark the occasion of the 54th Independence Day of the Maldives was held at MECC on 27 July 2019, from 1600-1830 hrs. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was the Ambassador of South Africa to the Maldives Her Excellency Robina Marks.

The events consisted of musical drama, fashion show and a drill dance. All performances was done by students taking classes at MECC.

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Ambassador Omar attended the friendly futsal and hand ball matches played at MECC

26 July 2019

Ambassador Omar Abdul Razzak has attended a friendly futsal and handball match played between the students studying in Maldivian Educational and Cultural Centre (MECC).

The matches were organized by MECC to celebrate the 54th Independence Day of Maldives. The matches played at the turf ground of MECC were attended by the staff of Embassy, students, parents and many Maldivians residing in Sri Lanka.

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Flag hoisting ceremony held at the Embassy to celebrate the 54th Anniversary of Independence of the Maldives

26 July 2019

On the Occasion of the 54th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Maldives a Flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy of Maldives today. During the ceremony held this morning at the Maldives Embassy, the flag was hoisted by His Excellency Omar Abdul Razzak, Ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka.  The national anthem of Maldives was played after the flag hoisting.

At the ceremony, Ambassador Omar sent Independence Day greetings to His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives and First Lady Fazna Ahmed and to all the Maldivians residing in Sri Lanka. The Ambassador also remarked on the history of Embassy and ‘Fehige’, the Official residence of the Ambassador.

Ambassador Omar attended as Chief Guest of the Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council.

25 July 2019

Ambassador Omar Abdul Razzak has attended the Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. During the meeting held at the Hilton Colombo residencies this evening, Ambassador Omar congratulated to all the members representing Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council and highlighted on the current status of bilateral trade between the Maldives and Sri Lanka and briefed the audience on the potential market and the opportunities available in the Maldives for
Sri Lankan businesses.

Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council was established in 2007 and the prime objectives of the Council are promotion of trade, investment, services, tourism and joint ventures between ... Read More

Maldives Getting Ready to Host Partnership Forum 2019

The Government of Maldives is set to host the largest multilateral gathering of international development partners at the “Maldives Partnership Forum”, to be held from 17-18 June 2019 at Kurumba Resort. This year’s forum, last held in 2009, is themed “Investing in a Resilient and Sustainable Maldives” will showcase the Maldives’ democratic journey, highlight key development challenges and share with partners how the government plans to move ahead and leverage assistance where required.

The Maldives Partnership Forum will be inaugurated by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on 17 June 2019. The forum will bring together bilateral partner countries and international organisations, and other entities to deliberate on the Jazeera Raajje (Island Nation) concept and to discuss ... Read More