April 17,2018

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is currently visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina on an official visit, called on His Excellency Igor Crnadak, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in Sarajevo this morning.

At the meeting, both ministers discussed a wide range of issues including strengthening people to people contact, enhancing tourism cooperation with Bosnia and Herzegovina, formalizing the cooperation between the two Foreign Ministries through an MoU and appointing honorary consuls, with a view to further enhancing the ties of friendship and understanding that exist between the two countries. The Ministers also discussed important multilateral issues of mutual concern and agreed to cooperate more closely in the international fora, especially at the United Nations.

The Maldives and Bosnia and Herzegovina has a long history of close relations and 27 January 2018 marked the 21st Anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

ENDS.