08 March 2023
Maldives Education and Cultural Centre (MECC) celebrated the International Women’s Day 23 on 12 March, with an evening of games and activities for the women teachers and faculty members of MECC, as well as women diplomats serving in the High Commission of Maldives.
Honorable Ikram Hassan, MP for Dhiggaru constituency officiated as the Chief Guest. In his remarks, MP Ikram highlighted the significant role MECC played in fostering community spirit amongst Maldivians residing in Sri Lanka. He also stated that the government of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih paid special attention to improving the educational and various other services provided to the Maldivian community through MECC. Further, MP Ikram commended the leadership of MECC and the organizers of the event.
High Commissioner of Maldives in Sri Lanka His Excellency Ali Faiz and spouse also joined the IWD-23 celebrations.