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News The first resident Ambassador of the United Kingdom calls on Foreign Minister Shahid

From Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The newly appointed Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Maldives, Caron Röhsler called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid, today. The introductory meeting took place shortly at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after Ambassador Röhsler presented her letter of credence to President Solih in a ceremony held at the President’s Office.

During the meeting, Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid congratulated Ambassador Röhsler on her appointment and becoming the first resident Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Maldives.

Foreign Minister Shahid expressed hope that the bilateral ties and cooperation between both the Maldives and the United Kingdom would be further strengthened during Ambassador Röhsler’s tenure. Both the Minister and the Ambassador also discussed in detail the progress on existing collaboration, particularly on counter terrorism, aviation security, environment and climate change.

Ambassador Röhsler assured her commitment to working with the Government of Maldives in strengthening the relations between the two countries, and reflected on her plans to deepen cooperation on areas of mutual interest.

Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid was accompanied by the Foreign Secretary, Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed and Shiuneen Rasheed, Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.