Entries by Maldives Embassy

Commonwealth Assessment Team Arrives in Maldives, Calls on Foreign Secretary

The Commonwealth Secretariat Staff Team on an assessment mission to evaluate the Maldives’ membership application to the organization has arrived in the Maldives today. During the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed, Foreign Secretary, welcomed the team to the Maldives and expressed the desire of the Government […]

Commonwealth looks forward to welcoming the Maldives back into the family

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid met with Rt Hon Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of Commonwealth this afternoon to discuss the impending accession of the Maldives to re-join the Commonwealth. During the meeting, Minister Shahid highlighted that one of the key pledges of His Excellency President Ibrahim Mohamed […]

Foreign Minister Shahid meets the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs of the UN

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid met with the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs of the United Nations, Mr. Miroslav Jenča today.  At the meeting held at the United Nations, Foreign Minister Shahid briefed the Assistant Secretary-General on the priorities of the new government and discussed potential future programs for cooperation. Minister Shahid was accompanied […]

Foreign Minister Shahid meets the United Nations Secretary General

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid met with the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. António Guterres today.  At the meeting held at the Office of the Secretary General at the United Nations, Foreign Minister Shahid thanked the Secretary General for his support to the Maldives, especially in its democratic transition.  Speaking on the priorities of […]

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

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 today at the Council’s Open Debate “Addressing impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security”, initiated by the Dominican Republic, Minister Shahid […]