The Slovak Ambassador to the Maldives, Mr Alexander Il’aščík has paid a farewell call on President Nasheed. The call was held this morning at the President’s Office.

Speaking at the meeting, the President thanked the ambassador for his contributions to strengthen the close bilateral relations between the Maldives and Slovakia.

Mr Il’aščík said that it had been a great pleasure for him to have served in the Maldives as Slovak Ambassador. He also congratulated President Nasheed for having won the first multi-party elections in the Maldives and expressed his confidence that the Maldives would reach greater heights of development during President Nasheed’s tenure.

The call was attended by Dr Ahmed Shaheed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mr Ibrahim Hussain Zaki, Special Envoy of the President.