ISLAMABAD: High Commission of Maldives hosted a reception to mark the 54th Independence Day here. Federal Minister for Science & Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan Atadjan Movlamov, Editor in Chief The Asian Telegraph Amna Malik and a large number of diplomats, higher officials and prominent figures from different segments of the society attended the reception. On the onset of reception, national anthems of both the countries were played and later cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the occasion was held. Earlier, Ambassador of Maldives. Ahmed Saleem &.Ayesha Saleem accorded warm welcome to the guests at the entry gate with peculiar host smile.