Thursday, 05 January 2017

Foreign Minister, Dr. Asim meets the President of AIIB

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5 January 2017, Beijing; His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim met with Mr. Jin Liqun, President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) today.

During the meeting, Minister Asim stated that Maldives was one of the founding members of AIIB. The Minister briefed the President of AIIB on the pipeline projects for which the government of Maldives has formally requested the assistance of AIIB. President Jin Liqun assured the support of AIIB to facilitate the development projects of Maldives and expressed hope that some of the projects can begin as early as this year.

Ambassador H.E Mohamed Faisal, Mr. Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary, Bilateral and members of the Maldives delegation also attended the meeting.

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