23 May 2016, Columbo; Minister of Economic Development His Excellency Mohamed Saeed in his capacity as the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Maldives, has today met with the Minister for Disaster Management of Sri Lanka, Hon. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa. During this meeting Special Envoy of President of Maldives.
His Excellency Mohamed Saeed conveyed sympathy from the Government and the people of Maldives to Sri Lanka, following the widespread flooding and landslides that occurred due to torrential rains and informed that the Maldives remains in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka during this difficult time.
During the meeting Special Envoy of the President His Excellency Mohamed Saeed handed over to the Minister for Disaster Management, the financial assistance from the Government of Maldives to the Government of Sri Lanka.
The Special Envoy of the President was accompanied by High Commissioner of Maldives to Sri Lanka Her Excellency Zahiya Zareer, Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. Abbas Adil Riza, Minister Counsellor, Ms. Khadeeja Najeeha, First Secretary, Mr. Hassan Adam and First Secretary, Ms. Umaira Mohamed, from the High Commission of Maldives.