Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdulla Shahid sent a message of felicitations to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, His Excellency Mr. Motegi Toshimitsu, on the auspicious occasion of the Birthday of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Naruhito.
Minister’s message reads as follows:
“On the auspicious occasion of the Birthday of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Naruhito, I wish to extend warm greetings and sincere good wishes to Your Excellency and the friendly people of Japan.
Japan has always been a close and trusted friend of the Maldives. I would like to thank the Government of Japan for the generous assistance and support it has provided to the people the Maldives over the past decades. The traditional bonds of friendship and fraternal relations between our two peoples will continue to strengthen in the years to come, as we strive to improve our collaboration on important areas of mutual interest.
Please accept, Excellency, my best wishes for your success, good health and well-being and for the peace, progress and prosperity of the people of Japan.”