Turkish Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on the President

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu with the President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih | Photo: President's Office

Malé, Maldives – The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Sunday morning, paid a courtesy call on President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

At the meeting held at the President’s Office, President Solih welcomed the Turkish Foreign Minister and conveyed well wishes to the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The Turkish Foreign Minister also conveyed well wishes to President Solih on behalf of the Turkish President.

Speaking at the meeting, President Solih conveyed the gratitude of the government and the people of the Maldives to the Turkish government for the 20,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines provided to support the Maldivian government’s Covid-19 inoculation drive.

The meeting concluded with President Solih and the Turkish Foreign Minister expressing their mutual commitment to continue working together for the common good of both countries. Diplomatic relations between the Maldives and Turkey were established on May 28, 1979.

During his visit Minister Çavuşoğlu also paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, President Mohamed Nasheed.

The Minister concluded his visit to the Maldives and departed this afternoon.

Minister Çavuşoğlu was seen-off at the Velana International Airport by Minister Shahid and senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.