The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid sends a message of felicitations to His Excellency Wang Yi, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, on the occasion of the 72nd Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China.
Minister’s message reads as follows:
“I would like to extend my sincere greetings and warm felicitations to Your Excellency, the Government and the friendly people of China, on this auspicious occasion of the 72nd Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China.
I am confident that the cordial relations that exist between our two countries will flourish in the years to come. We look forward to commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Maldives and China jointly in Malé and Beijing next year. The Maldives will continue to undertake every effort, to further strengthen and enhance its bilateral relationship which is based on historical bonds of friendship, mutual respect for territorial integrity, and the Maldives’ full commitment to the One-China Policy.
The Government and the people of Maldives express their sincere appreciation and gratitude for the support extended by the Government and the people of China to the Maldives during the most challenging times of COVID-19 pandemic, by donating vaccines and other medical equipment to Maldives efforts to curb the virus.
I look forward to working closely with you towards further consolidating the growing relations.”