28 December 2016; H. E Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, Ambassador of the Republic of India to Maldives paid a courtesy call on H.E Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives today.
During the meeting, Minister Asim and the Ambassador exchanged views on further strengthening the bilateral relations between the Maldives and India in various areas including youth development. In this regard both dignitaries appreciated the ongoing cultural exchange programs and valued the youth exchange program conducted early this year. Minister Asim reflected on the long standing friendship and successful cooperation during the year. Ambassador Akhilesh assured India's full support and cooperation for the progress, development and prosperity of Maldivian people.
Foreign Minister Asim was accompanied by H.E Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary, Bilateral, Ms. Aishath Azeema, Joint Secretary and Mr. Ahmed Suzil, Assistant Director of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.