President of Maldives Development Alliance (MD) and the Parliamentary representative for Meedhoo constituency Ahmed Siyam Mohamed has been appointed as the ‘Head of the Consulate of Romania in Male’.
In the statement released by the Romanian Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka, it noted that Siyam was given the rank of ‘Honorary Consul of Romania’ in the consular district of Maldives.
Furthermore, it requested the “… the Authorities of the Republic of Maldives to support FDr . Hon. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed to fulfill his prerogatives as Honorary Consul of Romania in the Republic of Maldives, Head of Consulate of Romania in Male’.”
In a separate statement released by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania Bodgan Aurescu also announced the appointment of Siyam as Honorary Consul of Romania.
“Mr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed has been granted directions of activity and competence to protect, according to the laws and usages existing between friendly states, the rights and interests of Romanian citizens and legal persons, to contribute to the development of economic, commercial, touristic, cultural and scientific relations and to support the development of friendly relations between Romania and the Republic of Maldives,” read his statement.
He also requested the government and civil authorities of Maldives to recognize Siyam in his capacity as Honorary Consul.
Until recently, Mohamed Mahir was the Honorary Consul.
Diplomatic relations were established between Maldives and Romania in 1979.