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15 August 2022 - News The Ambassador of Russia pays a farewell call on Foreign Secretary
The Ambassador of Russia pays a farewell call on Foreign Secretary
10 August 2022 - News Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid constitutes Foreign Service Advisory Board
Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid constitutes Foreign Service Advisory Board
21 June 2022 - News Maldives and Rwanda Sign Key Agreements to Fortify Bilateral Cooperation
Maldives and Rwanda Sign Key Agreements to Fortify Bilateral Cooperation
13 June 2022 - News Japan provides a Grant Aid of 117 Million Japanese Yen to the Maldives to the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship
Japan provides a Grant Aid of 117 Million Japanese Yen to the Maldives to the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship
06 June 2022 - News Ambassador Dr. Farah Faizal presents her Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain
Ambassador Dr. Farah Faizal presents her Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain
05 June 2022 - News Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid arrives in Saudi Arabia on an Official Visit
Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid arrives in Saudi Arabia on an Official Visit


Services

Service Charter - Ministry of Foreign Affairs 18 May 2022        
Visa Facilitation Service 18 May 2022        
Documents Attestation Service 18 May 2022        
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Service forms

Bid Evaluation Sheet 01 September 2020         Service   
Application for obtaining information under the “Right to Information Act” 01 September 2020         Service   
Application Form for Internship 31 August 2020         Service   
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Guidance and regulations

Foreign Service Recruitment Toolkit - 2021 02 February 2021         Guidance    
Before You Travel Abroad 29 November 2020         Guidance    
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Publications

June 2022 Newsletter by the Foreign Service Institute of the Maldives (FOSIM) 10 August 2022         General Information    
May 2022 Newsletter by the Foreign Service Institute of the Maldives (FOSIM) 05 July 2022         General Information    
April 2022 Newsletter by the Foreign Service Institute of the Maldives (FOSIM) 24 May 2022         General Information    
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Jobs and Procurements

A2 Sheet - Assistant Director MS3 (Japan Section) 15 March 2022         Job    
A2 Sheets - Desk Officer MS1 (Procurement Section) 06 March 2022         Job    
A2 Sheet - Assistant Desk Officer GS3 (Outreach & Advocacy- FOSIM) 06 March 2022         Job    
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Minister


Abdulla Shahid

Minister of Foreign Affairs


Senior Management

Ahmed Khaleel

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs


Ahmed Latheef

Foreign Secretary


Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed

Ambassador-at-large


Ahmed Saleem

Ambassador-at-large


Dr. Hala Hameed

Secretary, Multilateral


Uz. Abdulla Humaid

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs


Ahmed Shiaan

Chief of Protocol


Aminath Shifana

Additional Secretary


Amin Javed Faizal

Additional Secretary


Mohamed Faisal

Additional Secretary


Ali Rilwan

Joint Secretary


Khadheeja Najeeha

Joint Secretary


Abdul Waris Saeed

Joint Secretary


Shiuneen Rasheed

Joint Secretary


Fathimath Ghina

Joint Secretary


Ahmed Nasir

Director General


Mariyam Reesha

Director General


Miuvaan Mohamed

Director - Communication


What the Ministry of Foreign Affairs does

Foreign Policy Principles

  1. Sovereign equality of States in accordance with international law.
  2. A rule-based and inclusive international system.
  3. Non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
  4. The supremacy of diplomacy in managing and resolving global problems.
  5. Friendship with all countries based on mutual respect.

Foreign Policy Goals

Goal 1 - Enhance the security and national sovereignty of the Maldives through increased bilateral and multilateral engagement

Goal 2 - Protect the Islamic identity of the Maldives and help to promote the values of Islam internationally

Goal 3 - Increase the economic resilience of the Maldives

Goal 4 - Promote greater regional cooperation in South Asia

Goal 5 - Provide quality consular services for Maldivians

Goal 6 - Promote efficiency and professionalism in the service

Foreign Policy Strategies

The most viable long-term security guarantee for the Maldives is maintaining sound bilateral relationships with major regional and global powers. The Maldives believes that its security and the respect for its national sovereignty would be enhanced by working towards strengthening and promoting international law; regional and international stability, peace, and security; and the multilateral system.

Strategy 1 - Consolidate the Maldives’ bilateral relationships with key regional and global powers.

Strategy 2 - Strengthen the Maldives’ engagement with South Asian and Indian Ocean rim countries to combat terrorism, piracy, and other non-traditional security threats.

Strategy 3 - Strengthen the active participation of the Maldives at UN General Assembly, the UN Human Rights Council, and other UN bodies, and actively contribute to collective problem solving.

Strategy 4 - Strengthen the active participation of the Maldives at key international organisations that enhances the country’s diplomatic outreach and promote greater global recognition for the Maldives.

Strategy 5 - Increase the Maldives participation in international efforts at promoting and maintaining stability, peace, and security.

Strategy 6 - Deepen the bonds of friendship and cooperation with key international civil society organisations and international foreign policy think-tanks.

Strategy 7 - Strengthen regional cooperation in South Asia.

Strategy 8 - Strengthen Maldives capacity and reporting to the international conventions it has ratified.

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Contact us



Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Boduthakurufaanu Magu
20077, Male', Republic of Maldives
Hotline
+960 7983400

Phone
+960 3323400
admin@foreign.gov.mv


Information Officer

Shajna Ibrahim Iqbal
+960 7227715
information.officer@foreign.gov.mv



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