The cabinet of Saudi Arabia has ratified the agreement signed between the Maldives and Saudi Arabia to develop and promote relations between the two countries in the health sector.
The agreement signed in March was ratified in a cabinet meeting held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and will see Saudi assistance to develop the health sector of the Maldives and train professionals.
Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid also met with the Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah and held talks to develop relations between the two countries.
Minister Shahid is currently visiting the Kingdom to take part in the ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. The Minister will also meet with the OIC Secretary-General Dr. Yousef A, Al-Othaimeen during this trip.