US Ambassador to Maldives praises President Solih’s vision for his government

The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Maldives Alaina Teplitz (L) pays farewell call on President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (R) on October 19, 2021. (Photo/President's Office)

The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Maldives Alaina Teplitz has highly commended the vision set for by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih for his administration.

Ambassador Teplitz had conveyed the praise during her farewell call on President Solih – which was held at the President’s Office this morning.

During this meeting – Ambassador Teplitz and President Solih discussed avenues of further cooperation between Maldives and the US.

President Solih also thanked Ambassador Teplitz for the assistance provided to the Maldives in key areas of mutual interest such as human rights, good governance, democracy consolidation, socioeconomic development and counterterrorism.

He also expressed his delight that the Biden administration has decided to rejoin the Paris Agreement – adding that Maldives looks forward to seeing more climate advocacy and action from the US at the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ambassador Teplitz also commended President Solih’s visions for his government. She also praised Maldives’ leadership internationally in its call for climate action, especially in the area of climate finance. In this regard, she further emphasized the prospects of mutual collaboration in matters of the environment, disaster management and counterterrorism between Maldives and the US.

In concluding the call – President Solih thanked Ambassador Teplitz for the close cordial relationship that had been reinvigorated between the two nations in her tenure and wished her well in her future endeavors.

Ambassador Teplitz said that she hopes the bilateral ties between Maldives and the US will continue to flourish and assured continuous support to the Maldives from the US government.