4 January 2016; Her Excellency Ms Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, has called on His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim bin Al-Sheikh, Chairman of the Shura Council of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
During the call held at the Peopleâ€™s Majlis this morning, the Foreign Minister and Chairman of Saudi Shura Council discussed ways of further strengthening the existing close brotherly bonds between Maldives and Saudi Arabia. Recalling His Excellency President Yameenâ€™s recent visits to Saudi Arabia in March last year, Minister Dunya expressed appreciation for the generous assistance extended to the Maldives following the visits. Minister Dunya also thanked the Government and the brotherly people of Saudi Arabia for their continuing friendship and goodwill towards the Maldives.
Chairman of Saudi Shura Council noted the close brotherly relations between the Maldives and Saudi Arabia and expressed his commitment to working closely with the Peopleâ€™s Majlis of Maldives in strengthening the close ties between the two countries.
The meeting was attended by His Excellency Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, Foreign Secretary, Her Excellency Ms. Fathimath Inaya, Deputy Minister and Ms. Mariyam Nadha Inaz, Senior Desk Officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.