Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, on Tuesday, met with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, during his current visit to Sri Lanka.
At the meeting, the two leaders engaged in extensive discussion on a wide array of subjects of mutual interest.
They also reaffirmed their shared commitment to strengthen Maldives-Sri Lanka cooperation in the coming years.
President Solih later attended an official luncheon hosted in his honor by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Prior to the luncheon, President Solih conversed with Prime Minister Rajapaksa on topics of mutual interest.
President Solih, accompanied by First Lady Fazna Ahmed, is on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka to officiate the opening ceremony of the 2021 Four Nations Cup – also known as the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Trophy football tournament.
The opening ceremony was scheduled for Monday, but was postponed to Tuesday due to the current spell of bad weather affecting Sri Lanka.
The Four Nations Cup is the first tournament in the FIFA calendar to be held in Sri Lanka. The final match is scheduled for November 19, and will be attended by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.