13 April 2015, Maldives; Mr. Haoliang Xu, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific UNDP New York paid a call on Minister Dunya today.
During the meeting, Foreign Minister Dunya expressed appreciation to the UN System for the strong partnership established with the Government of Maldives over the last 50 years. Minister Dunya also remarked that as Maldives looks forward to celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Maldives’ membership at the United Nations this year, the Government of Maldives wishes to commemorate this significant milestone through partnership with the United Nations.
Discussion also ensued among Minister Dunya and the Regional Director with regard to the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) that is currently being formulated through close collaboration with Government and the United Nations Country Team in Male’. The UNDAF 2016-2020 will act as the overarching architectural plan for national development of the Maldives for the next five years.
The meeting which was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was attended by Ms. Khadeeja Najeeha, Director and Ms. Zeena Mohamed Didi, Senior Desk Officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.