Vice President Dr Mohamed Waheed has this afternoon returned Malé after concluding his official visit to Saudi Arabia.

The purpose of his visit to Saudi Arabia was to rally Saudi support for the Maldives Donor Conference 2010 to be held from 28 to 29 March.

During his visit, Dr Waheed met with Saudi Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz and other senior officials of the government of Saudi Arabia.

Dr Waheed also met with leaders of Saudi financial and business sector and held discussions on seeking their assistance for the development of the Maldives. He informed them on the Maldives Donor Conference.