06 December 2016, Male’.

Chief of Rule of Law Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Ms. Mona Rishmawi, called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim.

During the meeting held at the Foreign Ministry this morning, Minister Asim assured the delegation, of the Government’s commitment to be engaged with its bilateral and international partners, and work towards democratic reform and human rights.

Foreign Minister was accompanied by the Foreign Secretary Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed and Additional Secretary Dr. Marium Jabyn.

The OHCHR delegation visiting the Maldives to get updates on the State Party reports to the treaty bodies, engagement with special procedures and the UN Human Rights Council and to follow up on issues discussed during their visit to the Maldives in May 2016.