President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has renamed the Embassy of the Maldives in Washington to the Embassy of the Republic of the Maldives to the United States of America (US).
The announcement was made public through a directive released by the President’s Office. He made the decision under the discretion vested in the President by Section 116(a) of the Constitution of the Maldives. The directive also specifies that the number 488 should be used in all official documents sent to the Maldivian embassy in the US.
Recently, President Solih appointed Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed as the Ambassador to the United States (US).