President meets with Deputy Islamic Minister of Saudi Arabia

President Mohamed Nasheed met yesterday with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Islamic Affairs, Dr Abdul Aziz Al-Ammar.

Vice President Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan, National Security Advisor Ameen Faisal, Advisor on Political Affairs Mohamed Shihab and Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr Abdul Majeed Abdul Bari also attended the meeting.

Nasheed highlighted the close brotherly relations between the Maldives and Saudi Arabia, and thanked the visiting deputy minister for Saudi Arabia’s continued development assistance to the Maldives.

Dr Al-Ammar said Saudi Arabia has a special relationship with the Maldives, and the Saudi government attached a particular importance to enhancing the relations between the Maldives and Saudi Arabia.