Maldives pres meets Pakistan army chief

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Sunday met with the visiting Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in the capital Male.

During the call, the President welcomed the General to the Maldives and conveyed greetings and good wishes to President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Highlighting Pakistan’s continued assistance and support for the development of the Maldives, the President expressed hope and confidence that the Maldives and Pakistan will continue working together on bilateral and international issues of common concern, to further strengthen the close ties of friendship and cooperation that exist between the two countries.

Noting that Pakistan and the Maldives are two brotherly Muslim nations, the General emphasised on further cultivating existing ties of friendship, understanding cooperation in all fields to new heights in the years to come.