The President of the Republic of Maldives, H.E. President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and H.E. First Lady Fazna Ahmed, arrived Wednesday evening in Bahrain on a State Visit, at the invitation of the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, H.M. King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Upon their arrival at the airport, the President and First Lady inspected an honour guard accorded to them by the Bahrain Defence Force.

The President and his delegation arrived at Bahrain International Airport, where they were received by the Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, and a member of the Royal Family of Bahrain and a board member of the Supreme Council for Women, H.H. Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Khalifa.

The President and the First Lady are scheduled to meet with state dignitaries during their visit. The two governments will hold bilateral talks on strengthening cooperation, which will be followed by the exchange of a number of memoranda of understanding (MoUs).

The President, First Lady, and the Maldivian delegation are scheduled to conclude the State Visit and return to the Maldives on 8 October, 2022.