Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Maldives, His Excellency Paitoon Mahapannaporn presented his Letters of Credence to the President, His Excellency Dr Mohamed Muizzu at a ceremony held this morning at the President's Office.

The Ambassador was escorted to the President’s Office from the Republic Square in a cultural procession “Haiykolhu” with MNDF Drum and Trumpet Band.

The Ambassador presented his Letters of Credence to the President, who accepted it and welcomed him as the Ambassador of Thailand to the Maldives.

Following the presentation, the President and Ambassador discussed areas for further collaboration between the two countries, including tourism, fisheries, health sector expansion, trade and investment, as well as human resource and capacity development.

Diplomatic ties between the Maldives and Thailand were established on June 21, 1979.

Ambassador is accredited to the Maldives as non-resident Ambassador and resides in Colombo, Sri Lanka.