Maldives establishes Diplomatic Relations with Uruguay
25 February 2009, New York; The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Uruguay have established Diplomatic Relations, yesterday. At a ceremony held yesterday morning at the Uruguay’s Mission in New York, the Joint Communiqué formalizing diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Maldivian Government by H.E Mr. Ahmed Khaleel,Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations and on behalf of the Uruguayan Government by H.E Mr. Jose Luis Cancela, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Uruguay to the United Nations.
The ceremony was also attended by Ms. Iruthisham Adam, Counsellor at the Maldives Mission to the UN and Mr.Fedrick Pereza, Counsellor at the Uruguayan Mission to the UN.
Republic of Uruguay is the 147thcountry to establish diplomatic relations with the Maldives.