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17 Jun 2023 | Sat 16:48
Opening of the Maldivian Embassy in the USA
Opening of the Maldivian Embassy in the USA
Foreign Ministry
Maldives Embassy in the US
Maldives Embassy in the United States, re-opened
The Embassy was re-opened by Minister Shahid on 15 June 2023
Minister Shahid noted that it was an honor to re-open the Embassy

The Embassy of the Maldives in the United States has been re-opened.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, re-opened the Embassy, after 14 years on 15 June 2023.

Taking to twitter after the special ceremony held to officially open the Maldives Embassy in the US, Minister Shahid noted that it was an honor to re-open the Embassy.

He stated that this was a historic moment, strengthening the bilateral relations and fostering closer ties between Maldives and the United States.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs notes that the Embassy of the Maldives to the United States will serve as a vital bridge between the two countries in cultivating economic growth, cultural and people-to-people ties that will mutually benefit both nations.

The Ministry also notes that the establishment of the Embassy signals a bold new era of reinvigorated and strengthened diplomatic ties between the Maldives and the United States.

Furthermore, the Maldivian Foreign Ministry notes that this will no doubt bring forth greater cooperation and collaboration between the two countries in the global arena.

The reception held to mark the re-opening was attended by Chief Justice of the Maldives, Uz. Ahmed Muthasim Adnan, Assistant Secretary of State, Donald Lu and other senior Government Officials from the White House, State Department and Treasury.

Officials of USAID, Office of the United States Trade Representative, United States Chamber of Commerce, think tanks and media, and audience from wider diplomatic community, also attended the reception.

This ceremony was also attended by the resident Maldivian community in Washington, D.C.

Maldives and the United States established diplomatic relations in 1966.

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