The newly appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to the Maldives, His Excellency Hanspeter Mock, called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, today.

At the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this afternoon, Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid congratulated Ambassador Mock on his appointment as the Ambassador of Switzerland to the Maldives.

Foreign Minister Shahid also expressed hope that the bilateral ties and cooperation between both Maldives and Switzerland will be strengthened during Ambassador Mock’s tenure.

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The newly appointed Ambassador of Finland to the Maldives, His Excellency, Mr. Harri Kämäräinen, presented his Letter of Credence to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih this morning, at a ceremony held to mark the occasion, at The President’s Office. 

During the subsequent call, President Solih welcomed Ambassador Kämäräinen to the Maldives and congratulated him on his appointment. He expressed his appreciation for the warm and friendly sentiments that continue to underscore bilateral ties between the Maldives and Finland, and hope that these positive relations will continue to prosper into the future. 

The Ambassador congratulated President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his electoral victory, and reiterated the President’s remarks with regard to  increasing cooperation between our two governments. 

He particularly noted the Maldives’ positive regard towards the Finnish education system, which is widely acknowledged to be of exceptionally high quality. The Ambassador emphasized his Government’s willingness to provide the Maldives with assistance to strengthen our own education system; and to help the Maldives make progress in various other areas, including the development of clean technology, and digital healthcare. 

Concluding the call Ambassador Kämäräinen reiterated his well wishes towards the President and the people of Maldives.

The newly appointed Ambassador from Azerbaijan to the Maldives, His Excellency, Dr. Ashraf Farhad Shikhaliyev, presented his Letter of Credence to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih this morning at the President’s Office.

During the call following the formal ceremony, the Ambassador congratulated the President on his electoral victory, and expressed his best wishes towards President Solih’s Government and the people of Maldives. 

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The new Ambassador of Switzerland to the Maldives, His Excellency Hanspeter Mock presented his Letter of Credence to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, this afternoon, at a ceremony held at the President’s Office.

During the call, President Solih welcomed Ambassador Mock to the Maldives and congratulated him on the commencement of his tenure. The President indicated that the Maldives attaches great importance to the cordial ties of friendship and cooperation between the Maldives and Switzerland, and hoped that these friendly relations will continue to strengthen in the days ahead.

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President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has arrived back in the Maldives early this morning, on the conclusion of an official visit to the United Arab Emirates.

The President made the visit at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of Armed Forces of the UAE. During the visit, President Solih attended the Zayed Sustainability Awards Ceremony and Inaugurated the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, conducted on 14th January 2019.