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Minister Shahid sends Independence Day greetings to Sri Lanka

04 February 2023

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid sends a message of felicitations to His Excellency M.U.M. Ali Sabry, P.C., MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, on the occasion of Sri Lanka’s Independence Day.

Minister’s message reads as follows:

“It is my distinct honour to visit Sri Lanka and attend the official celebrations held on the auspicious occasion of its 75th anniversary of independence. I wish to convey the warm greetings and sincere good wishes of the Government and the people of Maldives, and on my own behalf, to Your Excellency, the Government, and the people of Sri Lanka on this momentous occasion.

I remain committed to enhancing the close bilateral cooperation between the Maldives and Sri Lanka and upholding the deep ties of friendship that have always existed between our countries, which I am confident will continue to strengthen in the years to come.

Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.”