Feb 5, 2019
The visiting representative from WADA, Ms. Abbygail de Guzman, Coordinator, Program Development and NADO/RADO Relations met with the Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Hon. Ahmed Mahloof. Ms. Abby was joined by Director General and Manager of SARADO office. In addition, Ms. Zeeniya Zahir, Director of Maldives National Anti-Doping Agency also participated in the meeting.
In the meeting Minister Mahloof re-assured that the government of Maldives will continue to support the hosting of the SARADO office in Maldives and will work closely to expand the functions of SARADO to the region. Furthermore Minister assured that he will give his full support in the fight against Doping in Sport and the ministry will step up its actions to promote and increase awareness across the country.
Ms. Abby thanked minister for meeting her and explained the importance of minister's participation in the WADA Symposium and the Intergovernmental meeting 2019. Minister confirmed that he will try and participate in atleast one of the events.