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Ambassador of Maldives to the European Union, H.E. Mr. Hassan Sobir presents his Letters of Credence to the President of the European Council, H.E. Mr. Donald Tusk

Created: 22 May 2019

The newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Maldives to the European Union, H.E. Mr. Hassan Sobir presented his Letters of Credence to the President of the European Council, H.E. Mr. Donald Tusk, at a ceremony held this morning at the Headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Council.

During the meeting that ensued, H.E Mr. Donald Tusk welcomed Ambassador Sobir and congratulated him on his appointment. He further reiterated the commitment to strengthen the relations between the Maldives and European Union and expressed his confidence, that the relations will reach new heights during the tenure of Ambassador Sobir.

Ambassador Sobir conveyed warm greetings and good wishes from the people and the President of the Republic of Maldives His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. Ambassador further stated that European Union was one of the most important development partner for the Maldives and assured H.E. Mr. Tusk that during his tenure in office as the Ambassador of Maldives to European Union, he would work diligently to further strengthen the existing long-standing friendly ties between the Maldives and European Union.

Ambassador Sobir and H.E. Mr. Tusk also exchanged views on enhancing the cooperation between the Maldives and EU on trade, tourism, fisheries and climate change. Ambassador Sobir was accompanied by Ms. Samahath Zuhuree, Counsellor, at the Embassy of Maldives in Belgium.

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