Speaker of the Maldivian Parliament, Abdulla Maseeh has met with the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin.
Speaker Maseeh is on an official trip to Russia taking part in the 137th Parliamentary Union (IPU). It is important to note that this is the first time any Government official has met with the president of Russia.
The Maldivian delegation for the IPU conference included several members of Parliament along with the speaker. These members include Kendhikulhudhoo constituency lawmaker Ali Mauroof, Asma Rasheed of Mid-Maafannu constituency and Abdulla Rifau of South-Maafannu constituency.
Maldivian Parliament’s Speaker, Abdulla Maseeh also took part in a discussion with all the Parliament Speakers of South-Asia in Sri Lanka prior to his trip to Russia.