7 January 2017, Dalian; His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs paid a courtesy call on Mayor of Dalian City, Honourable Xiao Shengfeng, this afternoon.
During the meeting, Minister Asim stated that the reason for his visit to Dalian was to meet the Maldivian students studying at Dalian Medical University.
Minister Asim highlighted the significant role played by Dalian in advancing China-Maldives relations and thanked for the Education and training opportunities provided by the Government of the People’s Republic of China.
Mayor Shengfeng thanked Minister for making a visit to Dalian and expressed his willingness to provide assistance on addressing issues that the Maldivian and Overseas students may face while studying at Universities in Dalian, especially at Dalian Medical University.
Minister Asim and Mayor Shengfeng also exchanged views on strengthening cooperation between Dalian and Maldives.
The meeting was followed by an Official luncheon hosted by Honourable Mayor Xiao Shengfeng in honour of Minister Asim.