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European Union Ambassador to the Maldives pays courtesy call on the Speaker

26 Jan 2020

European Union Ambassador to the Maldives, His Excellency Mr. Denis Chaibi paid a courtesy call on Hon. President Mohamed Nasheed, MP, Speaker of the People’s Majlis at the Parliament House.

Hon. Speaker and Mr. Denis Chaibi discussed the substantive issues on which the Maldives and the EU can constructively engage, highlighting areas such as Judicial reform among other important spheres. Discussions were also made on the dire impact of climate change and the shortcomings these effects pose to sustaining development. The Speaker also discussed about the programs carried out for climate change causes and the role of the parliament in upholding these strategies. In addition, the Speaker expressed his gratitude towards the European Union on their continuous support given to the Maldives.

During the meeting, the Ambassador highlighted the work done by the delegation during the visit. Additionally, both agreed on the need for strengthening the EU-Maldives cooperation and both expressed the need to strengthen the judiciary. Concluding a highly productive call, the Ambassador of European Union expressed his wish to continue to strengthen the relations between the Maldives and EU.

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