High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives to Sri Lanka Omar Abdhul Rasak met Minister of Mass Media Keheliya Rambukwella on Wednesday (October 14) to discuss an programme between the two countries to promote media studies.
The High Commissioner stated that Maldivian journalists could gain a lot of valuable experience from the proposed programme. He suggested that the programme could focus on the exchange of experiences related to investigative journalism and media ethics among the journalists of the two countries. High Commissioner Rasak also pointed out that that Sri Lanka is considered to be one of the nation’s closest allies in the Maldives and that the countries have strong ties.
Minister Rambukwella felt that the proposal was timely and stated that therefore the necessary steps would be taken to facilitate such a programme.
Matters relating to economy, trade and tourism were also discussed at the meeting.