Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim expressed the readiness of the Maldives to take a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council, while delivering the Maldives statement at the United Nations General debate this afternoon.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim, while speaking at the General Debate of the United Nations Seventy Second Session, stated that unpredictable weather, more frequent and intense natural disasters, unprecedented temperatures, are the norm rather than exception.

Minister Asim called on the international community to end the grave human rights violations and injustices taking place in Myanmar, Palestine and Syria. The Minister made these remarks at the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. Mohamed Shainee met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Niger, Mr. Ibrahim Yacoubou this afternoon.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation of St. Kitts and Nevis, Mr. Mark Anthony Brantley this morning.