The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the State of Palestine, His Excellency Dr. Riad Malki, paid a courtesy call on the new Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid.
During the Meeting held at Kurumba Maldives, Minister Shahid extended a warm welcome and expressed gratitude to Minister Malki for visiting Maldives to witness the Presidential Inauguration. Minister Malki congratulated Minister Shahid on his appointment as the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Both Ministers exchanged ideas in enhancing cooperation between both countries and reflected on ways for strengthening the existing ties. Minister Shahid also reaffirmed that the people and the Government of Maldives will continue to standby the people of Palestine and support the Palestinian cause.
Foreign Minister Shahid was accompanied by His Excellency Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary, Bilateral, Mr. Abdul Waris Saeed, Director and Ms. Mariyam Bassama Farooq, Assistant Director at the Ministry.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Maldives