NewsSeptember 5, 2021

Maldives and Turkey Sign Air Service Agreement

Maldives has signed an air service agreement with Turkey in order to develop the tourism sector of both countries.

During her ongoing trip to Turkey, Transport Minister of Maldives Aishath Nahula signed the air service agreement on behalf of the Maldivian government. On behalf of Turkey, the agreement was signed by Turkey’s Transport Minister, Adil Karaismailoglu.


Adil stated that under this agreement, the civil aviation sector will be further developed and affirmed that difficulties faced by the civil aviation sector in both countries will be solved.

He also iterated that this agreement would strengthen the bond between the two nations and help enhance their respective economies and tourism sectors.

After the signing ceremony, both ministers had a private meeting in which discussions were conducted on ways Maldives can further develop their air service connections with Turkey, in addition to transport services through sea.