British High Commissioner to the Maldives John Rankin, Iraqi Ambassador to the Maldives Kahtan Taha Khalaf, and Iranian Ambassador to the Maldives Mohamed Nabi Hassani Pour have paid courtesy calls on President Dr Mohamed Waheed today.

At separate meetings held at the President’s Office, the President highlighted the close relations between the Maldives and the three countries. The President also shared with the executives, the current economic and political status of the country, and the measures being taken by the government in solving the issues faced in the Maldives. The President further spoke on the importance of all-party talks for restoring harmony in the country.

At the meeting, the executives spoke on ways to further strengthen the close relationships established between the Maldives and their respective countries. And they assured of their full support and cooperation in stabilising the political climate in the Maldives.