18 August 2016; The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Mohamed Asim has sent a message of greetings to the Minister Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, His Excellency Salahuddin Rabbani, on the occasion of the Independence Day of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Minister’s message reads as follows:
“It is my pleasure to extend warm felicitations and well wishes to your Excellency, the Government, and the people of Afghanistan on the joyous occasion of Afghanistan’s Independence Day. I sincerely hope that the friendly relations existing between our two countries will further strengthen in the years ahead.
On this auspicious occasion, the Government of Maldives and I take this opportunity to wish Afghanistan a prosperous future with peace and harmony.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.”