Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid met with senior officials of the United States National Security Council today.

At the meeting held at the National Security Council in Washington DC, Minister Shahid discussed on-going cooperation between the Maldives and the US in the areas of security, and discussed avenues for joint cooperation.

Minister Shahid was accompanied in the meetings by Mr. Ahmed Khaleel, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the UN and Ambassador to the United States, and Mr. Ahmed Nasir, First Secretary at the Maldives Mission in New York.