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Cabinet members presented with insurance policies for underwater cabinet meeting

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

The insurance policy for underwater cabinet meeting was presented to the Cabinet Secretary Mr Abdulla Saeed, at a function held this afternoon at the President’s Office. The insurance policy was presented by Mr Abdul Waahid Thaufeeq, Managing Director of Allied Insurance.

The underwater cabinet meeting will be held on 17 October.

Speaking at the function, Minister of Housing, Transport and Environment, Mr Mohamed Aslam said the main purpose of the underwater cabinet meeting was to give a very clear message to the world. He noted the efforts by the President and the government to highlight the dangers that the people of Maldives would face if the world fails to combat climate change. He also said that the Maldives was a frontline state in this new threat for existence.

Stating that the Maldives’ voice in this issue has grown stronger, Minister Aslam said that the world has now begun listening to the Maldives with regards to the threats posed by climate change.

At the function, Mr Abdul Waahid Thaufeeq spoke on behalf of Allied Insurance, while Mr Ahmed Risheen spoke on behalf of Divers Association.

Source: President’s Office Website

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