17 August 2015, Male’:
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, H.E Ms. Dunya Maumoon has sent a message of greetings to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, H. E. Ms. Retno L.P. Marsudi on the Anniversary of Independence of Indonesia.
The Minister’s message reads as follows:
On behalf of the Maldivian people and on my own behalf, I extend sincere congratulations on the happy occasion of Indonesia’s 70th Independence Day.
Since diplomatic relations were established on 02nd September 1974 between our two countries, the Maldives and Indonesia have enjoyed special bonds of friendship and our bilateral ties have been further strengthened. I look forward to further strengthening more close ties.
I wish you and the people of the Republic of Indonesia continued success and happiness, whilst renewing to your Excellency the assurances of my highest consideration.