Mr. Mohamed Ameeth Ahmed Manik 

Deputy Ambassador

Phone no: +81 03 6234 4315


Mr. Shafraz Rasheed

First Secretary

Phone no: +81 03 6234 4315



H.E. Mr. Hassan Sobir



Mr. Hassan Sobir arrived in Tokyo to assume his duties as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Maldives to Japan, on 21 June 2022. He is soon expected to present his letter of Credence to the Emperor of Japan, His Majesty Akihito.

Ambassador Sobir has more than 25 years of Senior Management experience in the Government of the Republic of Maldives.

He was member of Parliament representing the North Ari Atoll constituency from 1999 until 2004. He also served for 11 years as Member of Cabinet, with experience in high-level policy making and administration of key economic sectors. He held the cabinet portfolio for Ministry of Tourism and ministry of Fisheries & Agriculture.

Mr. Sobir has been the Chairman of the Male’ Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC), Joint Venture company with partners from Denmark, which resulted in the first public metered desalinated water distribution system in the Maldives.

He also in the past played advisory role to key institutions including the Maldives Monetary Authority (the Central Bank) and regional institutions such as SAARC and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD).

Mr. Sobir also has extensive experience and expertise in diplomatic and foreign relations. He has previously represented the Republic of Maldives as Non-Resident Ambassador of the Maldives to the Europe Union, Permanent Representative of Maldives to UN Office in Geneva, High Commissioner of Maldives to the United Kingdom, High Commissioner to the Republic of Singapore and Maldives Ambassador to Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, Mission to the European Union.

From the year 2011 to 2013 he served as Senior lecturer, in School of Hospitality and Tourism, Help University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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