March 05, 2018

The Regional Director of The United Nations Children’s Fund, Ms. Jean Gough calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim, today.

At the meeting, Minister Asim highlighted the important role of UNICEF in the Maldives since the establishment of its country office in March 1978. Minister Asim also expressed his appreciation for the continued assistance from UNICEF in the area of improving education, well-being of children and women.

Minister Asim and Ms. Jean discussed ways to further strengthen collaboration on child development between the Government of the Maldives and UNICEF. Ms. Jean further assured that UNICEF will work closely with, and support the Government in reaching its national development objectives

Minister Asim was accompanied by Additional Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Shaheeb and Senior Desk Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ms. Aishath Fareena.

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