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Dispatch of a Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for Inauguration Ceremony of the President of Maldives

November 15, 2018

1. Following the result of the presidential election of the Republic of Maldives in September this year, the presidential inauguration ceremony for H.E. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will be held on November 17.

2. Considering the importance of the bilateral relationship with Maldives, the Government of Japan has decided to dispatch Mr. Wataru Takeshita, Member of the House of Representatives and President of the Japan-Maldives Parliamentary Friendship League, as a Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to attend the ceremony.

3. With this gesture, Japan wishes to offer its congratulations on the inauguration of President Solih and further promote the cooperative relationship between Japan and Maldives.

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