17 January 2016; Minister of State at the Foreign Commonwealth Office, The Rt. Hon. Hugo Swire MP arrived in Maldives this morning on a two-day official visit, on the invitation of the Government of Maldives.
Minister Swire was received on arrival at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, by H. E. Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, Foreign Secretary and H.E. Ms. Fathimath Inaya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
During the visit, Minister Swire will call on H.E. Mr. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives and H.E. Ms. Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives and hold discussions on strengthening of bilateral relations between the Maldives and the UK.