As part of his visit to Saudi Arabia to seek support for the Maldives Donor Conference, Vice President Dr Waheed has today met with Saudi Finance Minister Dr Ibrahim Al Assaf.

Briefing the Finance Minister on the Donor Conference, Dr Waheed said that conference aimed to address five key areas: macro-economic stability, public sector reform, Governance and Democratisation and Climate Change Adaptation.

The Vice President also thanked the Saudi government for its support and cooperation to the Maldives.

Finance Minister Dr Assaf said that Saudi Arabia would participate at the Maldives Donor Conference. He also assured that Saudi Arabia would continue its support and to the Maldives.

Also today, Vice President Dr Waheed and Madam Ilham Hussain attended a lunch hosted in their honour by Finance Minister Dr Assaf.

Later today, Dr Waheed met with His Royal Highness Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Alsaud and discussed the purpose of Vice President’s visit to Saudi Arabia and on investment opportunities in the Maldives.