Minister Shahid presents documents to Commonwealth SG

Minister Shahid presents documents to Commonwealth SG

Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid on Wednesday made an official call on the Secretary General of Commonwealth Patricia Scotland.

During the meeting, Minister Shahid officially presented the Secretary General with the documentation required by the Commonwealth and discussed on Maldives' wish to reintegrate with the organisation.

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Submitted the documents requested by @PScotlandCSG for the Maldives to retake its rightful place as a member of the Commonwealth. Maldives looks forward to CHOGM 2020.

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Soon after President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was elected into office, the Foreign Minister had submitted an official request to rejoin the Commonwealth as per the cabinet's decision.

During his second official visit to the United Kingdom (UK) as Foreign Minister, Shahid met with parliament member and former Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Hugo Swire, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt and British MP Mark Field.