Press Release

Secretary General of SAARC calls on Foreign Minister of Maldives

Press Release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Maldives


Secretary General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) pays a Courtesy Call on the Minister 

03 April 2017


His Excellency Amjad Hussain B. Sial, Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim today.   


Minister Asim congratulated H.E. Mr. Amjad Hussain B. Sial on his assignment as the Secretary General of SAARC and expressed desire to see a more active role of SAARC in strengthening the regional cooperation under his leadership.


During the meeting, Minister Asim reiterated the support and cooperation of the Government of Maldives to engage constructively with the Secretary General and the Secretariat and offer its full support and cooperation for the progress of the people of South Asia, through SAARC and its various mechanisms.


Foreign Minister Dr. Asim was accompanied by His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Khaleel Secretary, Bilateral and Ms. Aishath Azeema, Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Secretary General was accompanied by Ms. Fathimath Najwa, Director at the SAARC Secretariat.


Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives