Vice President meets with the UN Resident Coordinator

  • Vice President met with the UN Resident Coordinator and held discussions on strengthening the social service sector of the country.

 

Vice President Faisal Naseem met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator to the Maldives, Ms. Catherine Haswell, and held discussions on strengthening social sector services in the country, this morning at the President’s Office.

The Vice President extended his heartfelt gratitude for the UN Country Team’s continued support provided throughout the years, noting the generous assistance in dealing with the Covid-19 emergency relief efforts in the Maldives.

The UN Resident Coordinator praised the Government's efforts in managing the Covid-19 pandemic and discussed issues concerning the wider health sector. She reiterated the UN’s commitment towards collaborating with the Government to further strengthen the Maldives’ social sector, touching on the importance of human resource development, building resilience and management and coordination among all stakeholders.

Ms. Catherine Haswell was accompanied by the UNICEF Resident Representative Dr Munir Safieldin, while, Vice President Faisal Naseem was accompanied by the Special Adviser on Social Policy at the President’s Office, Dr. Mustafa Lutfi, Secretary of Foreign Relations, Sabra Ibrahim Noordeen, and Under Secretary, Aishath Nazhath.

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