Foreign Minister Departs on an Official Visit to the United States of America

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Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdulla Shahid has departed to the United States, on the invitation of Secretary of State of the United States of America, His Excellency Michael Richard Pompeo. During this visit, Minister Shahid will be meeting with Secretary Pompeo and senior officials of the United States Government in Washington DC, which includes the US Department of […]

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NEW NON-RESIDENT AMBASSADOR OF MALAYSIA CALLS ON MINISTER SHAHID

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His Excellency Tan Yang Thai, Non-Resident Ambassador of Malaysia to the Republic of Maldives paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs on 10th February, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid. At the meeting held in the Foreign Ministry, Minister Shahid, congratulated Ambassador Tan Yang on his appointment and expressed confidence that Ambassador would serve to reinforce the long standing […]

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THE NEW AMBASSADOR OF MALAYSIA PRESENTS HIS CREDENTIALS TO THE PRESIDENT

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The New Ambassador of Malaysia, his Excellency Mr. Tan Yang Thai formally presented his credentials to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih yesterday (10th February) at the President’s Office. At the ceremony, the President congratulated His Excellency on his ambassadorial appointment and expressed confidence that the friendly relations that has marked bilateral ties between the Maldives and Malaysia will continue to prosper during his […]

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WE CANNOT WAIT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TO FORCE US TO ABANDON OUR IDENTITY AND LOSE OUR HOMES. WE NEED ACTIONS. – SAYS FOREIGN MINISTER SHAHID TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL

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Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid told the United Nations Security Council that “we cannot wait for climate change to force us to abandon our identity and lose our homes. We need actions.” Speaking at the Council’s Open Debate “Addressing impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security”, initiated by the Dominican Republic, Minister Shahid stressed the need for urgent actions […]

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“THERE IS A PROFOUND DEPENDENCY, — A MUTUAL DEPENDENCY — BETWEEN INDIAN OCEAN AND THE MALDIVES” SAYS FOREIGN MINISTER SHAHID AT CSIS IN WASHINGTON DC

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“There is a profound dependency, — a mutual dependency — between Indian Ocean and the Maldives” says Foreign Minister Shahid in his speech delivered at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), on the topic, Maldives and Indian Ocean security. At the Round Table held at the CSIS in Washington DC, Minister Shahid stressed on the Maldives belief that […]

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MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, ABDULLA SHAHID HOLDS MEETINGS WITH THE US STATE DEPARTMENT

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid met with senior officials of the United States Department of State on 24th January. At the meeting held with Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, Ambassador Alice Wells, discussions were held on ways to further enhance bilateral cooperation between the Maldives and the United States, including strengthening governance and democratic consolidation […]

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DELEGATION OF THE WORLD BANK AND IFC PAYS COURTESY CALL ON THE PRESIDENT

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A high-level delegation of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, including the World Bank Vice President for South Asia, Mr. Hartwig Schafaer and Ms. Nena Stoiljkovic, IFC Vice President for Asia and Pacific paid a courtesy call on His Excellency President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, at the President’s Office. During the call, President Solih welcomed the delegation to the […]

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