The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has extended greetings and felicitations to the government and the people of the United Arab Emirates on its National Day, in a message to His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“It gives me great pleasure to extend warm felicitations and good wishes to Your Highness, the Government, and the people of the United Arab Emirates on the joyous occasion of the 46th National Day of the United Arab Emirates.

On behalf of the Government and the people of Maldives and on my own behalf, I extend heartiest congratulations on this happy occasion and wish continued peace, progress and prosperity to the friendly people of United Arab Emirates.

I am confident that the close brotherly relations between our two countries will continue to flourish in the coming years.

Please accept, Your Highness, the assurances of my highest consideration.”