Vice President Faisal Naseem, on Tuesday morning, concluded his trip to the United Arab Emirates to attend the Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) 2021. He was accompanied by a high-level delegation from the President’s Office and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Vice President attended the conference as the Guest of Honour and delivered an address at its inaugural session.

During the visit, the Vice President received a courtesy call by H.E. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the former Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. He also met with Ram Madhav, a member of the governing council of the India Foundation, and Professor Rohan Gunaratna, the Director-General of the Institute of National Security Studies (INSS) of Sri Lanka on the sidelines of IOC 2021.

The Vice President also visited the Embassy of the Maldives in Abu Dhabi.