At the invitation of His Excellency Mr. Wang Yi, State Councillor and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdulla Shahid will undertake an official visit to China from 19th-20th September 2019.
This is the first visit of Minister Shahid to China since he assumed office.
During this visit, Minister Shahid will pay a Courtesy Call on His Excellency Mr. Wang Qishan, Vice President of the People’s Republic of China and hold bilateral talks with his counterpart, Mr. Wang Yi, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. The Ministers will review the gamut of bilateral relations between the two countries as well as discuss ways of further strengthening the historic and close ties that exist between the Maldives and China.
China remains an important partner in the development of Maldives. The Government of Maldives reiterates its firm and unwavering commitment to its long-standing One China Policy and its support as a partner in the Belt and Road Initiative.