10 June 2014, Male'; The British High Commissioner to the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Mr John Rankin, has called on the Foreign Secretary, His Excellency Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed.
At the meeting held at the Foreign Ministry this morning, the Foreign Secretary noted the close relations between the Maldives and the United Kingdom and discussed ways of further strengthening the ties. The Foreign Secretary also noted that next year the Maldives will be marking the 50th anniversary of independence as well as 50 years since establishment of bilateral relations between the two countries.
The High Commissioner expressed his confidence and commitment to maintaining the close historical relations between the two countries in the years to come.
Foreign Secretary was accompanied by Ms. Nahula Ali, Executive Coordinator, Ms. Mariyam Midhfa Naeem, Assistant Director and Mr. Hussain Jahhaz, Senior Desk Officer of the Foreign Ministry of the Maldives.