His Excellency President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has been welcomed by His Excellency Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, to commence the formalities of the state visit that the former is undertaking to the Seychelles at the invitation of the latter. Accompanying the President were the First Lady and a delegation of Maldives’ government officials.

After President Solih was received by his Seychellois counterpart, both leaders were escorted to a special podium, following which the brass band of the Seychellois armed forces played the national anthems of both countries. President Solih was then invited to inspect the special honor guard assembled for the occasion.

At the conclusion of the official welcoming ceremony, both Presidents were escorted to a one-on-one meeting for a private discussion. After the conclusion of their private discussions, both leaders will preside over official bilateral talks.