Islamic Minister to Turkey on official visit

Delegation from Maldives including Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr. Ahmed Zahir (Second from left) currently visiting Turkey. (Photo / Islamic Ministry)

Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr Ahmed Zahir has departed for Turkey with a delegation on an official visit.

According to the Islamic Ministry, the minister is scheduled to meet with Turkey’s President of Presidency of Regional Affairs Professor Dr. Ali Arbaasaa and hold discussions on way both institutions could enhance religious awareness in Maldives.

Additionally, the ministry revealed that the minister will be in Turkey until Monday, May 30 and that discussions will be held on further strengthening the relationship between both nations during that time.

Moreover, Minister Dr Zahir will pay a visit to the ministry responsible for halal certification in Turkey.

The Minister in joined by Deputy Minister Shafiu Ali, Imam of Islamic Center Sheikh Nasrulla Ali and Deputy Director General Abdulla Azeez Ismail.