The Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is set to arrive in the Maldives on an official visit tomorrow.
He is set to visit Maldives after an invitation by Maldives Foreign Minister and UNGA President Abdulla Shahid and will meet President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Speaker Mohamed Nasheed.
Maldives and Turkey will hold official talks to improve bilateral relations and sign several MoUs as part of the official visit.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is a Turkish diplomat and politician who has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey since 24 November 2015. Prior to that, he had also served as the Foreign Minister from August 2014 to August 2015.
He is a founding member of the current ruling party in Turkey, Justice and Development Party (AK Party). Moreover, Çavuşoğlu is a member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, where he represents the Antalya Province.
Turkey and Maldives maintain close diplomatic relations. Turkey has also recently become a popular destination for Maldivian tourists, due to the relative ease in travel restrictions.