Maldives establishes consulate office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has established a Maldivian Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The President's Office said the president’s decision was made under powers vested in him under article 116 (a) of the Maldivian Constitution, to provide support and assistance to Maldivian Hajj and Umrah pilgrims, students, families and Maldivians visiting Saudi Arabia.

The jurisdiction of the Consulate Office is under the Maldives Embassy in Saudi Arabia being run under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives.