The Maldives and the Republic of Djibouti establishes Diplomatic Relations
08th April 08: The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Djibouti established
Diplomatic Relations, yesterday. The Joint Communiqué formalizing diplomatic
relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Maldivian
Government by H.E. Mr. Hussain Shihab, Ambassador of the Maldives to Saudi
Arabia and by H.E. Mr. Dya-Eddin Said Bamakhrama, Ambassador of the
Djibouti Republic to Saudi Arabia, on behalf of the Djibouti Government. The
ceremony was held at the Maldives Mission in Riyad, Saudi Arabia.
The Republic of Djibouti is the 143rd country to establish diplomatic relations
with the Maldives.
Djibouti is an African State with its economy dependant on trade and service
The Republic of Djibouti gained its independence from France on June 27,
1977. Djibouti is a Muslim country and shares common interests with the
Maldives in Islamic and international affairs.