Maldives' top diplomat meets US treasury, USAID

Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid on Wednesday met with top officials of the United States (US) Department of Treasury and the USAID during his ongoing visit to the US.

At the meetings held in Washington DC, areas of further cooperation on capacity building, human resource development, and financial sector management for the Maldives, were identified, the archipelago's foreign ministry said in a statement.

Foreign Minister Shahid is currently on a two-day official visit to Washington DC to hold meetings with officials of the US government.