Foreign Minister meets with former Canadian PM

Maldivian Foreign Minister Shahid meeting with the former Canadian Prime Minister. (Photo/Foreign Ministry)

Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has met with former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien at the 74th General Assembly of the United Nation.

The meeting saw discussions take place regarding the Maldives joining the Commonwealth again and strengthening ties between the two countries in the educational, business and tourism sector. 

Minister Shahid also met with the Foreign Minister of Bahrain Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. The minister's talked regarding the air services agreement between the two countries among other things. 

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Minister Shahid also took part in the Climate Action Summit last night. The Maldives was also represented by the Foreign Minister at high-level discussions regarding Universal Health Coverage.