5 December 2019
Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdulla Shahid paid a courtesy call on His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka this afternoon.
During the call, Foreign Minister Shahid conveyed greetings and well wishes from President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and congratulated the Prime Minister on his appointment. The Minister reiterated the commitment of the Maldivian Government to work closely with the Government of Sri Lanka to further consolidate the strong bonds of friendship that has long existed between the two countries.
Foreign Minister Shahid was accompanied to the meeting by His Excellency Omar Abdul Razzak, Ambassador of Maldives in Sri Lanka and Deputy Head of Mission Khadeeja Najeeha.