Auditor General Mr. Hassan Ziyath paid a
courtesy call to the Permanent Representative of Maldives to the United Nations
& Ambassador to the United States Ms. Thilzeema Hussain.
During the meeting, both parties discussed
ways of collaborating with each other on matters relating to SDGs. Both parties
highlighted the importance of data for monitoring the progress on SDG
implementation and agreed that data availability had been one of the most
challenging aspects of monitoring the SDG implementation.
The Auditor General also pointed out the
importance of aligning the country's National Development Plan with SDGs in
order to ensure that 2030 Agenda is adapted into national context.
was held during the visit to participate in SAI Leadership and Stakeholder
Meeting held from 22-23 July in New York.