President Mohamed Nasheed has departed this morning on his four-nations European tour.
The president is to visit Germany, Iceland, Switzerland and Finland.
President Nahseed will meet with political and industry leaders, as well as investors and climate experts in all four countries.
The president is scheduled to visit ITB Berlin, an international travel and trade show held yearly in Berlin.
He will also hold a lecture on climate change at the Freie Universität Berlin hosted by the Environmental Policy Research Centre. The Freie Universität is one of the leading research universities in Germany, and ranks among the best in the country.
President Nasheed will then attend a public lecture in Iceland, followed by a speech at the Seminar and Policy Debate organised by the Finnish Institute of International Affaris (FIIA), which produces topical information on international relations with the EU.