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