As part of his tour to the United States of America, Vice President Dr Mohamed Waheed has discussed with the officials of Environmental Protection Agency on the impact of climate change in the Maldives.

At the meeting, the Vice President briefed the officials on the vulnerability of the Maldive islands to climate change.

Further discussions were held on the government’s plan to become world’s first carbon neutral country and how the agency could help the Maldives in this endeavour. It was noted that a team from the agency could visit the Maldives to do a research on the environmental problems in the Maldives.