2 August 2016, Male'; His Excellency Akhilesh Mishra, High Commissioner of India to Maldives, has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim today.
During the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, High Commissioner conveyed warm greetings and facilitations to Minister Asim on his appointment as Foreign Minister. High Commissioner assured his commitment to work with the government of Maldives in strengthening the close relations between the two countries.
Foreign Minister Asim thanked High Commissioner for the warm wishes and expressed that Maldives attaches high importance to the bilateral relations with India. He also expressed desire to main close cooperation and highlighted on the extensive engagement with India.
Foreign Minister Asim was accompanied by Ms. Farzana Zahir, Joint Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Ahmed Suzil, Assistant Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.