Information on Azerbaijan-Maldives Bilateral Relations

Brief information:

The diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Maldives were established on December 20, 1994.

High level relations:

  • The Ambassador I. Hajiyev met Ahmed Mohamed, the Ambassador of Maldives to India on April 7, 2015 at the Embassy.
  • The Ambassador I. Hajiyev met Abdullah Hameed, the Ambassador-at-Large, Non-Resident Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and the State of Kuwait on May 20, 2015 at the Embassy to discuss issues of mutual interest.
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the national holiday- Republic Day on May 28, 2015.
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Artur Rasizade, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the national holiday- Republic Day on May 28, 2015.
  • The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Dunya Maumoon congratulated E.Mammadyarov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the national holiday- Republic Day on May 28, 2015.
  • The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev sent the letter of thanks to the President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom for his congratulation on the occasion of Azerbaijan's national holiday - Republic Day on July 17, 2015.
  • The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev congratulated Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, the President of the Republic of Maldives on the occasion of the Ramadan Holiday on July 17, 2015. 
  • The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev congratulated Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoomon, the President of the Republic of Maldives the occasion of the national holiday- Independence Day on July 23, 2015. 
  • The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan Samir Sharifov congratulated Abdulla Jihad, the Ministry of Finance and Treasure of the  Republic of Maldives on the occasion of the Ramadan Holiday on July 24, 2015. 
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Ilham Aliyev ,the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the New Year on December 22, 2015. 
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the New Year on December 25, 2015. 
  • I.Hajiyev participated in the seminar “Islam is a religion of peace” and met Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, the Former President of the Republic of Maldives at the meeting in Observer Research Foundation on March 8, 2016, had a meeting with the former president to inform him about developments in Azerbaijan to seek opportunities for his visit to Azerbaijan.
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the national holiday- Republic Day on May 30, 2016.
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Artur Rasizade, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the national holiday- Republic Day on May 30, 2016.
  • The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Dunya Maumoon congratulated E.Mammadyarov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic
  • of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the national holiday- Republic Day on May 30, 2016.
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Ramadan Holiday on June 6, 2016. 
  • The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev sent the letter of thanks to the Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, the President of the Republic of Maldives, for his congratulation on the occasion of Azerbaijan's national holiday - Republic Day on June 22, 2015.
  • The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan E.Mammadyarov congratulated Mohamed Asim, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives upon his assignment on August 25, 2016. 
  • The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev congratulated Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, the President of the Republic of Maldives on the occasion of the Eid Al-Adha on September 6, 2016. 
  • The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan E.Mammadyarov congratulated Mohamed Asim, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives on the occasion of the Eid Al-Adha on September 9, 2016.  
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Islamic New Year on October 2, 2016.
  • The President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom congratulated Artur Rasizade, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan   on the occasion of the Islamic New Year on October 2, 2016.
  • The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan E.Mammadyarov met with Mohamed Asim, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Maldives on the sidelines of the 43rd Foreign Ministerial Council of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held on October 18-19, 2016, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

High level bilateral visits:

  • The judge from Maldives Aysha Sucunun visited Azerbaijan within the framework of the United Nations on August, 2014.
  • Maldives Attorney General Mohamed Anil, Minister of State for Law and Gender of Maldives participated in the 5th international Conference on "The roleof women in the development of the OIC member states" on October 20-21, 2014, in Baku.
  • Mr. Abdulla Jihad, the Finance and Treasury Minister visited Baku on May 2-5, 2015 to attend the 48th Annual General Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Development Bank (ADB).
  • Ambassador I.Hajiyev  visited Maldives, to participate part in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the country's independence, met with the President Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoomon and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dunya Maumoon, on July 24-28, 2015.
  • The Government of Azerbaijan expressed its gratitude to the Government of Maldives for the support of the candidature of Azerbaijan to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the term of 2017-2019 on June 14, 2016.

Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Maldives was $1,09  billion in January-June 2015.

Bilateral Agreements between two countries:

There is no bilateral agreement.

Updated:01.12.2016

 

 
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