Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim departed today, on an official visit to Japan in connection with the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Maldives and Japan.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Belgium, on the occasion of the King’s Day of Belgium.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message of felicitations to His Excellency Aloysio Nunes, Minister for External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil on the joyous occasion of 128th Republic Day of Brazil.

Speaking at the sixth session of the Distinguished Speaker Series held by the Foreign Service institute of Maldives (FOSIM), Ambassador of Japan to the Maldives, Mr Kazumi Endo, highlighted the key achievements and highlights of the five decades long relationship. The lecture was held coinciding the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries which is being marked today.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Maldives and Japan.