Maldivian Actg. High Commissioner meets Director General

The Actg. High Commissioner for the Republic of Maldives, Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed met with the Director General of the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI) on
8th September 2022.
During the meeting, the Actg. High commissioner briefed her on the establishment of the Diplomatic Training Institute in Maldives and its activities. While its main objective is to train the Maldivian diplomats they also provide training facilities for other Ministries on demand. He also mentioned that the Institute has already undertaken short term training programmes for the SAARC countries. Further, he suggested to establish framework to collaborate with the BIDTI.
While briefing on the activities of the BIDTI, Director General informed him the proposal to link with the Maldivian diplomatic academy will be brought to the attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Actg. High Commissioner Gafoor previously served as the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Maldives. He is planning to leave for Washington to assume duties as the Maldivian envoy to the USA.
Director General appreciated the opportunity to meet with the Actg. High Commissioner Gafoor and also conveyed best wishes for his new assignment in Washington.