5 December 2016, Male'; Her Excellency Ms. Robina Patricia Marks, the new Ambassador of South Africa to the Maldives, has called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim.
At the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this afternoon, Minister Asim congratulated Ambassador Marks on her appointment and expressed confidence that the new Ambassador would contribute to strengthening the relations between Maldives and South Africa. The Ambassador assured her commitment to working with the Government in strengthening the relations between the two countries for mutual benefit. Foreign Minister and the Ambassador also discussed ways of further strengthening the bilateral relations between the Maldives and South Africa in the areas of tourism, trade and investment.
Foreign Minister Asim was accompanied by Ms. Fathimath Inaya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Ms. Maryam Bassama Farooq, Assistant Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.