PRESS RELEASE

 

Maldives urges Myanmar authorities to fully cooperate with UN agencies to relieve the suffering of Rohingya Muslims

 

19 September 2017; Ambassador Hala Hameed, Maldives Permanent Representative in Geneva, called on Myanmar authorities to fully cooperate with the UN Fact Finding Mission and to also cooperate with all relevant UN Agencies and stakeholders to provide humanitarian assistance to the suffering population of Rohingya. The Ambassador made these remarks in her Statement to the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Interactive Dialogue with the Independent International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar held today in Geneva.

The Embassy of the Republic of Maldives in London participated in the Southend Carnival 2017 to promote Maldives culture and tourism in the UK.

8 May 2017, New York

At the United Nations Security Council Arria Formula meeting, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations called upon the international community to explore innovative ways to combat organized crime and stressed on the importance of enhancing cooperation and coordination through capacity building and technical assistance to the most vulnerable societies. 

5 May, 2017

Minister of Finance and Treasury, His Excellency Ahmed Munawar, who is on a four-day official visit to Japan to attend the 50th Annual Meeting of ADB, has today met with the Executive Senior Vice President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, His Excellency Koshikawa Kazuhiko. The meeting was held at the Pacifico Yokohama.

5 May, 2017

In a meeting with the Minister of Finance and Treasury of the Maldives, His Excellency Ahmed Munawar, the Governor of the Bank of Japan, His Excellency Haruhiko Kuroda today commended the Maldives on the rapid pace of economic transformation in the country over the past few years. In a meeting held on the sidelines of the ongoing 50th Annual Meeting of ADB in Yokohama, Japan, Governor Kuroda said that the Maldives is among the most successful cases of economic growth and service sector development in South Asia.