Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid arrived in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on an Official Visit on Sunday. Minister Shahid’s visit to the Kingdom is on the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud.
During this visit, Minister Shahid will meet with his counterpart, Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and deliver a letter from the President of the Republic of Maldives, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to the King of Saudi Arabia, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
The two Foreign Ministers will also hold bilateral talks and explore avenues to further enhance the long-standing bilateral ties between the governments. They will also review the on-going development cooperation projects and multilateral issues of mutual interest and priorities between both countries.
Minister Shahid is accompanied by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Ahmed Khaleel, and Desk Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ali Zahir.