The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Mr. Ahmed Shaheed, arrived today for an an official visit of four days to Timor -Leste.
Early in the afternoon Minister Ahmed Shaheed paid a cortesy visit to the Minister of foreign Affairs, Dr. Zacarias Albano da Costa .
During the meeting, the Ministers discussed issues of common interest for both countries, including the consolidation of the democratic process inh both young nations, and the impact of climate change on both countries.
On Friday, Mr Shaheed will have wide ranging discussions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the participation of the Minister of Economy and Development, Joao Goncalves, Minister of Commerce and Tourism and Industry,Mr. Gil Alves and Departmental officers.END