They were greeted on arrival at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, by Ms. Fathimath Inaya, Deputy Minister and Dr. Hussain Niyaaz, Additional Secretary of the Maldives Foreign Ministry.
“The Ministers are visiting the Maldives upon the invitation by the Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon and the purpose of the visit is to discuss ways in which we can further enhance bilateral cooperation in the areas of mutual concern,” the Maldives Foreign ministry said.
During the visit, the Ministers will call on Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives.
In addition, Samaraweera will call on Ms. Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives while the Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake will call on Abdulla Jihad, Minister of Finance and Treasury of the Maldives. (Colombo Gazette)