President meets outgoing UNESCO director, Honorary Consul

President Mohamed Nasheed, Vice President Dr Mohamed Waheed and Chief of Staff Ahmed Mausoom yesterday met with Outgoing Director of UNESCO and Former Minister of Education of Mauritius, Amroogam Parsuramen, to discuss strengthening collaboration in the areas of higher education, trade and economic development.

During the meeting Parsuramen also congratulated the Maldives for its promotion of the values of democracy, human rights, and efforts to seek regional cooperation in an international arena.

Nasheed also met yesterday with the Salisbury-based Honourary Consul of the Maldives and Friends of Maldives founder David Hardingham, and discussed providing overseas volunteers to assist in areas of development and trade.