The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative to the Maldives, Dr Edward Addai, paid a courtesy call on First Lady Sajidha Mohamed this morning at the Official Residence of the President, Mulee'aage.

During the meeting, the First Lady commended UNICEF's continuous support in addressing various issues related to improving children's development.

Dr Addai expressed his appreciation for the First Lady's leadership and her support of UNICEF initiatives. He thanked her for her involvement in the UNICEF nutrition program and praised the Administration's commendable work towards economic reform and social services in the Maldives.

Furthermore, Dr Addai expressed gratitude to the First Lady for participating in the Children’s Day Art Exhibition held on November 24, 2023, and shared a digital copy of the exhibition with her.

The discussion between the First Lady and Dr Addai focused on social issues related to the protection and development of children and protecting their rights.

Concluding the meeting, the First Lady and the UNICEF representative expressed their commitment to making every effort to ensure a safe environment for children.