Turkey’s Foreign Minister to undertake official visit to Maldives

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. (Photo/Reuters)

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is set to undertake an official visit to the Maldives.

Sun has been informed that the Minister is due to arrive soon – however, a specific date is unclear at the moment.

Çavuşoğlu was appointed Turkey’s Foreign Minister in November 2015. Prior to that, he had also served as the Foreign Minister from August 2014 to August 2015.

In addition to serving as the Foreign Minister, Çavuşoğlu is a member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, where he represents Antalya Province.

He is a founding member of the current ruling party in Turkey, Justice and Development Party (AK Party).

Turkey and Maldives maintain close diplomatic relations in various areas. Turkey has also recently become a popular destination for Maldivian tourists. Moreover, business investments between both countries are also on the rise.