Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Ahmed Khaleel, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Rwanda, His Excellency Vincent Biruta this afternoon.
During the meeting, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda, State Minister Khaleel and Minister Biruta reflected on the increased level of cooperation between the Maldives and Rwanda in recent years, and reaffirmed their commitment towards sustaining the close bond.
During the discussions, both parties also discussed avenues for further strengthening bilateral and multilateral ties between the two countries in a wide range of areas of mutual importance including trade, agriculture, maritime transport, tourism and people to people contact, through enhanced air service linkages between the two countries.
State Minister Khaleel was accompanied at the meeting by the Additional Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Shiaan and Counselor at the High Commission of Maldives in London, Yameen Shahid.
State Minister Khaleel is undertaking an Official Visit to Rwanda to attend the Pre-CHOGM Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting held 20-23 June 2022