Pakistan to assist Maldives in police training

Concluding his official visit to Pakistan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed Shaheed said Pakistani assistance to the Maldives will be renewed, reports Miadhu.

Dr Shaheed said Pakistan would assist the Maldives mainly in training police officers, adding that a fully funded training visit for 25 Maldivian police officers is being planned.

Pakistan will also send senior police officers to Maldives to help in police training.

They will also assist with cyber-crimes and money laundering, Dr Shaheed said.

This is the first bilateral visit the Maldives has made to Pakistan in 20 years.