Saturday August 29th 2015

European Parliamentary delegation call on the President

29 April 2012,

Members of the visiting European Parliamentary delegation have today paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed. The meeting was held at the President’s office this morning.
At the meeting, the President said that the Maldivian government greatly valued the close relationship established between the Maldives and the EU. The President also updated the delegation on the measures taken by the government in stabilising the political situation in the country, following the transition of power on February 7. He also assured that the Maldives was safe for tourists visiting the country. Further, President Waheed spoke on the government’s policies in continuing the welfare programmes initiated by the former government.
The President highlighted the environmental issues faced in the islands, and reiterated Maldives’ commitment to its carbon neutrality plan.
The European Parliamentary delegation congratulated the President on the recent by-elections held in the country being free and fair, and being accepted by the general public.

Source: President’s Office – Press Release Ref. No. 2012-308

More from category

‘Small States have a fundamental role to play in the international arena’ says Minister Dunya
‘Small States have a fundamental role to play in the international arena’ says Minister Dunya

27th August 2015 Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon today recalled how the Maldives, as a small, poor and underdeveloped [Read More]

Foreign Minister Dunya arrives in Japan on an official visit
Foreign Minister Dunya arrives in Japan on an official visit

27th August 2015 Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon has arrived in Tokyo this morning on a 3 day official visit. Foreign [Read More]

Foreign Minister Dunya Departs to Japan on an Official Visit
Foreign Minister Dunya Departs to Japan on an Official Visit

26th August 2015 Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon has departed on an official visit to Japan from 27 – 29 August 2015. [Read More]

President Returns Bill on Second Amendment on the Clemency Act

27 August 2015, Ref: 2015-325 President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has today ‎returned the Second Amendment to the [Read More]

President ratifies Fifth Amendment to Maldives Land Act

27 August 2015, Ref: 2015-324 President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has on Monday ratified the Fifth Amendment to [Read More]

Insider

Archives