17 July 2017 - Male’

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency
Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message to Her Excellency Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India, conveying sympathy to the Government and people of India.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“It was with deep shock and sadness that I learnt about the flash floods and landslides in several areas of Nagaland state, causing loss of lives, destruction of crops, plantations and livestock.

 

Male’, 13 July 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamed Asim has returned to the Maldives after concluding his official visit to Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, to attend the 44th Session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) Meeting.

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 11 July 2017

 The Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohamed Asim said that “there can be no sustainable development without peace and no peace without sustainable development,” during the special session presenting the Maldives Statement on this year’s theme, “Youth, Peace and Development in a World of Solidarity,” at the 44th Session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

11 July 2017 - Male’

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has sent a message to Her Excellency Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India, condemning the terror attack in Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

Male’, 10 July 2017

 

The 44th Session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) Meeting begins in Abidjan,  Côte d'Ivoire today.

 

The OIC CFM is an annual meeting of the Foreign Ministers where member states express their positions and views, and take decisions on matters of mutual interest to the Muslims around the world. This years OIC CFM is joined by 26 Foreign Ministers. OIC Member States will present their statements on this year’s theme, “Youth, Peace and Development in a World of Solidarity”. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Asim will be delivering the Maldives Statement during the special session to be held tomorrow.