Tokyo, (Monday) 24 April 2017 – The Ambassador of Maldives to Japan, His Excellency Mohamed Hussain Shareef has expressed his gratitude to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the Agency’s unparalleled contribution towards socioeconomic development in the Maldives. At this morning’s meeting with JICA’s President, His Excellency Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, Ambassador Shareef noted the pivotal role of JICA in the implementation of key development projects in the Maldives. “As we celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between the Maldives and Japan, no agency can rival JICA in its positive engagement with the Maldives”, Ambassador Shareef said.

24 April 2017, Islamabad

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim met with the Maldivian students in Islamabad. During the meeting, the Minister inquired about their studies and student life in Pakistan.

24 April 2017, Islamabad 

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim has met with H.E. Mr. Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs of Pakistan.

23 April 2017, Male;

- Yameen Rasheed’s murder is an attack on the democracy and independent media in the Maldives. 

- The Government has ordered a review of the operating procedures used for investigating serious cases of this nature.

22 April 2017, Male’;

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim has departed to Pakistan, this evening.