The new Representative of UNICEF to the Maldives, Mr. Mohamed El Munir A. Safieldin has presented his letter of appointment to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim, today.

At the ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Asim congratulated Mr. Safieldin on the commencement of his term. During the meeting Minister Asim highlighted the important role UNICEF has played, since the establishment of UNICEF country office in Maldives since 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 was accompanied by Additional Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Shaheeb and Desk Officer Ms. Aishath Fareena, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.