Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid met with senior officials of the United States Department of Treasury and the USAID today.

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.

Minister Shahid was accompanied in the meeting by Mr. Ahmed Khaleel, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Mr. Ali Naseer Mohamed, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the UN and Ambassador to the United States.