15 April 2016; Foreign Minister Dunya made an official visit to Cyprus from 14-15 April 2016 as a Special Envoy of the President of Maldives. During the visit Foreign Minister Dunya met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus H.E. Mr. Ioannis Kasoulides and discussed ways of strenghthening bilateral relations between the Maldives and Cyprus. Both Ministers shared experiences of the challenges facing small States including in the area of Climate Change. The Foreign Minister was accompanied by the Minister of Tourism H.E. Moosa Zameer. Discussion also ensued in the area of collaboration in the field of Tourism. Cyprus Foreign Minister hosted a lunch in honour of the visiting delegation on 15 April 2016.
Foreign Minister Dunya and Tourism Minister Zameer also held joint meeting with Minister of Health of Cyprus H.E. Mr. George Pamborides and the President of Board of Directors of the Thalassaemia International Federation of Cyprus Mr. Panos Englezos and discussed areas of collaboration in health sector of Maldives.
The Foreign Minister and Tourism Minister of Maldives was accompanied by Mr. Ahmed Shiaan, Ambassador of Maldives to European Union and Brussels.