24 November 2016; Foreign Secretary Dr Ali Naseer Mohamed met with Australian Ambassador to the Maldives Mr. Bryce Hutchesson this morning at the Foreign Ministry.
At the meeting, the Foreign Secretary expressed appreciation for the support extended by the Australian government for human resource development in the Maldives. The Foreign Secretary also noted the close bilateral relations between the Maldives and Australia and discussed ways of further strengthening the existing ties between the two countries.
The Ambassador is in Maldives to meet with the new group of Maldivian recipients of Australian Awards Scholarships who are commencing their studies in Australia in January 2017.
Foreign Secretary was accompanied by Ms. Shiuneen Rasheed, Assistant Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.