Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Foreign Minister Dr. Asim meets Minister for Foreign Affairs of New Zealand at the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UNGA

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20 September 2016, New York; The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim has met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of New Zealand, H.E. Mr. Murray McCully sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Both Ministers discussed ways in which relations between the two countries can be further strengthened.   

Minister Asim commended New Zealand’s initiatives at the United Nations Security Council on the challenges facing small island states like the Maldives and stated that the Maldives was pleased to participate in the debate. The two Ministers exchanged views on working together to continue advocacy on the subject.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Republic of the Maldives

Website: www.foreign.gov.mv

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