UNICEF Regional Director to South Asia, George Laryea-Adjei has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Khaleel.
The meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.
During the meeting, State Minister Khaleel and the Regional Director discussed the role of UNICEF in the Maldives, in areas on child protection, maternal and child heath, immunization, nutrition, pre and primary education and social inclusion.
Further, both parties identified the progress in the implementation of the UNICEF Country Programme Document which supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF 2022-2026) and the Government’s Strategic Action Plan 2019–2023 with the vision of transforming Maldives into an equitable, prosperous, inclusive and connected island nation.
For the past 3 years UNICEF has been doing exemplary work in the Maldives, most notably in areas on child protection, maternal and child heath, immunization, nutrition, pre and primary education and social inclusion.