Maldives opens embassy in Riyadh

May 12, 2008

The Maldives today opened an embassy in Riyadh. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nizar Madani and Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid attended the opening ceremony.

Saudi Arabia and the Maldives established diplomatic relations in 1981. The Riyadh embassy is the first Maldivian mission in the Middle East region.