8 May 2016, Male'; His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates has concluded his official visit to the Maldives. His Highness Sheikh Abdullah was seen off at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by Her Excellency Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah was on an official visit to the Maldives on the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Dunya Maumoon.
During the visit, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah called on His Excellency President Abdullah Yammen Abdul Gayoom and met with Her Excellency Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon and discussed ways of further strengthening the close bilateral relations between the two countries.
Maldives established diplomatic relations with UAE on 15 March 1978 and UAE continues to be a close development partner of the Maldives.