Vice President Dr Mohamed Waheed has yesterday met with Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Dr Noeleen Heyzer.

Speaking at the meeting, the Vice President briefed Dr Heyzer on the climate summit for vulnerable 14 countries that will be held in the Maldives in early November. He also briefed her on the current economic situation in the Maldives and the government’s efforts to alleviate the economic constraints.

Dr Noeleen Heyzer said that UNESCAP could send advisors to assist the Maldives in the current Economic situation.