SAARC Secretary General meets with President Waheed

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Secretary General Ahmed Saleem has met with President Mohamed Waheed Hassan in Male’ for discussions on implementing the regional body’s development aims.

During discussions that took place in the capital yesterday afternoon, President Waheed was updated on the progress of agreements made during the SAARC summit held last year in Addu Atoll.

According to the President’s Office website, Saleem said that more was needed to be done to meet the goals outlined by SAARC in a bid to strengthen trade and diplomatic relations between its member states.

Health ministers and secretaries from a number of SAARC member states are gathering at the Maldives’ Paradise Island Resort from today for three days of development talks.