A Discussion with H.E. Abdulla Shahid

February 19, 2019 - 4:00 pm

1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor
Washington, DC

February 19, 2019 


Democratization in the Maldives


Introduced by:

Nidhi Upadhyaya

Associate Director, South Asia Center

Atlantic Council

A conversation with:

H.E. Abdulla Shahid

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Republic of Maldives 


Moderated by:

Bharath Gopalaswamy

Director, South Asia Center

Atlantic Council



The Atlantic Council's South Asia Center invites you to a discussion with Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid. Maldives' transition to democracy has been a challenging process since it took a drastic turn in 2008. A decade later the country still continues to face challenges in its pursuit to preserve the gains made.

On February 19, 2019, H.E. Abdulla Shahid will discuss challenges as well as foreign policy goals for the island nation. The discussion will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Council, followed by a reception. The event is open to press and on the record. 


DATE:      Tuesday, February 19, 2019

TIME:       4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 


LOCATION: Atlantic Council 

             1030 15th Street NW, 12th floor 

             Washington, DC 20005