The Maldives co-hosted a high-level side-event entitled “Securing a Future for the Oceans: Leveraging Sustainable Fisheries and the Conservation of Marine Resources” with Palau, Norway and FAO at the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly this afternoon.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim has extended greetings and felicitations to the government and the people of Saudi Arabia on its National Day Celebration, in a message to His Excellency Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Today the Maldives delegation will hold bilateral meetings with delegations attending the high level segment. Among them include, delegations of UAE, Nauru, Cabo Verde and Kenya.

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. Mohamed Shainee met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cape Verde Mr. Luís Filipe Tavares, today.

Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim, met with the Minister of Climate Change and Environment of UAE, Mr. Thani Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi this morning.