Maldives Minister meets Saudi King at Hajj

The Maldivian Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr. Abdul Majeed Abdul Baaree has met with the King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz.

Miadhu reports that Baaree offered Eid greetings to King Abdulluh of behalf of the Maldivian people and president Mohamed Nasheed.

Baaree is currently attending the Hajj with pilgrims from the Maldives, who are currently in Mina. All the Maldives pilgrims are expected to make it to Arafat, he told Miadhu, and should begin to return next week.