Just yesterday, President of Maldives, Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had addressed the occasion of the 55th anniversary since Maldives had become a member state of the United Nations (UN) through a message to the international community. Today, on behalf of all Maldivians, our President delivers remarks to an international audience, at a High Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly, being held at a day stretch, to observe the 75th Anniversary since the formation of UN.
Due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, the meeting will primarily be in virtual format with pre-recorded statements from heads of the states and heads of UN. The theme for this years’ meeting is “The future we want; the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting COVID-19 through effective multilateral action”
Our President has remarked that Maldives is prepared to work with the rest of the global community hand-in-hand to tackle the greatest challenge this year; the outbreak of COVID-19 and stressed that the more vulnerable countries such as Maldives, would need assistance from global peers to revive our economies and other affected industries.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that works as a platform for harmonize the actions of member states by promoting international peace and security and achieving international cooperation through developing friendly relations amongst nations. UN was founded on 24th October 1945, following the end of the World War ll.