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US embassy hosts Iftar in Maldives

Mariyam Malsa
14 May 2019, MVT 11:54
A photograph taken during the Iftar hosted by the US embassy. PHOTO: US EMBASSY IN COLOMBO
Mariyam Malsa
14 May 2019, MVT 11:54

The United States' Ambassador to Maldives Alaina Teplitz, on Sunday, led a US Embassy delegation and hosted an Iftar for government officials, civil society leaders and media representatives of Maldives.

Ambassador Teplitz welcomed the guests and spoke concerning recent positive changes in Maldives.

She also highlighted US-Maldives partnerships on several issues including public financial management, good governance, security, and strengthening civil society.

“Having this 'roadha veellun' with you is a chance for the United States to reaffirm our relationship with Maldives, a bilateral partnership which has never been stronger”, stated Ambassador Teplitz.

The annual event highlighted the increasingly close diplomatic relationship between Maldives and the US.

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