H.E. The Ambassador Yaqoub Yousef Alateeqi attended the 48th independence day celebration of Republic of Maldives on 27th July 2013. At Capitol of Male.
The Ceremony was attended by the gathering of Senior Officials of Maldivian Government and members of foreign diplomatic corps.
The President of Maldives Mr. Mohamed Waheed presided the ceremony.H E The Ambassador met the Maldivian President and discussed the various matters . He also met a number of officials and ambassadors.
The Maldives gained independence from the British colonial rule on 26/07/1965. It remained under British colonialism since 1887.