Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives

01/14/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2018 02:07

A high-level delegation from the EU holds talks with Foreign Minister

The Delegation from the European Union (EU), led by Mrs. Paola Pampaloni, Deputy Managing Director for Asia Department of the European External Action Service (EEAS), called on Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim.

At the meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this morning, Foreign Minister Asim Mrs. Pampaloni and discussed on ways of further enhancing cooperation with the Maldives and the European Union on various sectors. Discussions were also focused on key thematic areas such as countering terrorism and violent extremism, climate change, environmental protection, and strengthening regional cooperation, as well as other important issues of mutual interest. This afternoon, Minister Asim will host a luncheon in honour of Mrs Paola Pampaloni.

Foreign Minister Dr. Asim was accompanied by the Foreign Secretary, His Excellency Ahmed Sareer, His Excellency Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary Bilateral, His Excellency Dr. Fazeel Najeeb, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Ahmed Shiaan, Ambassador of Maldives to the European Union and
Ms. Shiuneen Rasheed, Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.