3 July 2017, Abu Dhabi,

The Resident Ambassador of the Republic of Maldives to the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Dr. Hussain Niyaz, presented his Letter of Credence to the Vice-President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Dubai  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday at a ceremony held at, Presidential Ministry in United Arab Emirates.

28 June 2017, Male’

“Maldives Upgrading to Tier 2 in the TIP Report is a Strong Endorsement of the Government’s Policies against Human Trafficking”, says Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Mohamed Asim. The Minister, in making remarks in response to the outcome of the TIP 2017 report, further noted that the decision by the authors of the 2017 Report to upgrade the Maldives shows strong recognition and acceptance of the Maldives’s strengthened efforts to combat trafficking in persons by adopting necessary legislation, and implementing key initiatives introduced by President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s Government.  

26 October 2017, Male’;

As we celebrate the seventy-second anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter—the document that was born out of the ashes of war, providing hope of a brighter future for millions—the Maldives reiterates its belief on the importance of multilateralism to deliver the solutions to the global challenges of our time.

24 June 2017;

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim sent a condolence message to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, His Excellency Wang Yi, in connection with the landslides, which led to loss of several lives and damage to infrastructure in Maoxian County of China’s Sichuan Province.

Friday, 23 June 2017; Male’

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has returned to Male’ after concluding a three-day official visit to Indonesia.

During the visit, Minister Asim held bilateral discussions with his Indonesian counterpart, Her Excellency Ms. Retno Marsudi and reviewed the scope of bilateral relations between the two countries. In particular, the two Ministers agreed to collaborate closely on several areas including climate change, tourism, fisheries, connectivity and technical cooperation. The Ministers also agreed to explore avenues to increase people-to-people contact and expand cooperation to strengthen commercial and trade ties. Further, the two Ministers agreed to coordinate closely in international fora, especially at the United Nations, on issues of mutual interest.