The Non-resident Ambassador of Malaysia, His Excellency Wan Zaidi Bin Wan Abdullah presented his Letter of Credence to the President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, this morning, at the President’s Office.
At the ceremony, the President welcomed the Ambassador to the Maldives and congratulated him on the commencement of his term.
During the call, the President conveyed greetings and good wishes to His Majesty the King and His Excellency the Prime Minister of Malaysia and highlighted the long history of excellent relations between the two countries. The President also emphasized the high importance the Maldives attaches to its relations with Malaysia. In addition, the President expressed hope that the Malaysian private sector would seek investment opportunities in the Maldives, especially in the tourism industry.
The Ambassador expressed his sincere gratitude for receiving him as the Ambassador of Malaysia to the Maldives, and expressed hope and confidence to continue working closely with the Maldives, and further consolidate the existing relations between the two countries.
The President and the Ambassador also discussed on strengthening the relations through cooperation in different avenues. In this regard, the Ambassador stated that the Maldives and Malaysia share common views internationally and that different areas of cooperation between the two countries will be explored in the years to come. The Ambassador also conveyed sincere gratitude for Maldives’ support and cooperation extended to Malaysia at the multilateral front.
The call concluded with exchanges of confidence and hopes to elevate the relations to new heights during the Ambassador’s tenure.
The President was accompanied at the call by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E Dr. Mohamed Asim, and the Minister of State for Foreign Relations at the President’s Office, H.E Mr. Mohamed Naseer.
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