The visit to the Russian Federation has been the first for Abdulla Shahid. During the meeting have been discussed the current state and perspective of the development of the Russian-Maldives relationships. The particular interest has been expressed in support of the constant political discussion and enhancement of the cooperation in the practical fields.
In addition, has been highlighted the willingness to continue cooperation within the framework of the United Nations and other multilateral organizations.
During the meeting, Sergey Lavrov and Abdulla Shahid have also signed the mutual agreement on free-Visa travel between the countries. The agreement will come into force in 30 days after the agreement has been signed.