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Maldives
The Republic of Maldives

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : November 30, 1967
  • Bilateral Trade (2018)
    • Exports : $ 9.03 million
    • Imports : $ 462 thousand
  • Economic Cooperation         
    • $5.5 million Grant Aid since 1991
    • Post-Tsunami Reconstruction Assistance: $3 million (2005-2007)
  • People-to-People Exchanges (2019)
    • Number of Korean visitors to Maldives : 37 thousand
  • Number of Long-Term Residents (2019)
    • Korean long-term residents in Maldives : 30
  • High-Level Exchanges
    • From Maldives to the ROK
      • 1984   OctoberPresident Gayoom
      • 1993   JuneForeign Minister Jameel
      • 2004   AprilTourism Minister Sobir
      • 2008   May Foreign Minister A. Shahid
      • 2010   AprilPresident Nasheed
      • 2011   JuneForeign Minister Naseem
      • 2012   JulyMinister of Housing, Minister of Strategy and Finance
      • 2014   NovemberMinister of Housing Infra Muizzu Mohamed
      • 2014   NovemberEx-President Nasheed
      • 2015   AprilSpeaker of National Assembly Adulla M.Mohamed
    • From the ROK to Maldives

      Almost every year, Korean Ambassador has visited to around the Maldives Independence Day, July 26

      • 2011   MarchSpecial Envoy of COP18 Yang Su-gil
      • 2012   MarchAmbassador to Sri Lanka Choi Jong-mun
      • 2013   AugustPrime Minister Jung Hong-won
      • 2015   July                  Ambassador to Sri Lanka Chang Won-sam
      • 2017   January          Members of the National Assembly Won Yu-cheol, Oh Je-se, Park Sun-fa, Kim Sun-rye