Malaysia’s Prime Minister and First Lady arrives at Maldives

Malaysia Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak and First Lady Datin Paduka Rosmah Mansor arrived in the Maldives today on a state visit upon the invitation of President Abdulla Yameen.

The couple was welcomed at Velana International Airport (VIA) by foreign minister Dr Mohamed Asim and top government officials. They were accorded a guard-of-honour mounted by personnel from the Maldivian National Defence Force.

According to the President’s Office, number of memorandums of understanding will be signed and bilateral deliberations are set to take place to enhance the existing ties and development partnership between the two countries during this visit.