7 September 2015, Male';
His Excellency Mr. Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn, the new Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of Maldives, has called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Dunya Maumoon.
At the meeting held at the Foreign Ministry this morning, the Foreign Minister welcomed the Ambassador and congratulated him on his appointment. Foreign Minister Dunya noted the close bilateral relations between the Maldives and Switzerland, and discussed ways of further strengthening the existing ties between the two countries, especially in the area of climate change.
The Ambassador assured his commitment to working with the Government in strengthening the relations between the two countries and increasing cooperation between the two countries in various areas for mutual benefit.
Foreign Minister Dunya was accompanied by Ms. Fathimath Inaya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ibrahim Shaheeb, Additional Secretary and Mr. Hussain Jahhaz, Senior Desk Officer of the Foreign Ministry of the Maldives.