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Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and Conservation Fund inaugurated

13 June 2012

We are in Baa atoll Eydhafushi island, where the President of Maldives Dr. Mohamed Waheed has officially launched the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and Baa Atoll Conservation Fund. The function was held at Baa atoll Eydhafushi Bahiyya Pre-School. The event was attended by Minister of Environment and Energy Dr. Mariyam Shakeela, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mr. Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, Minister of Fishers and Agriculture Mr. Ahmed Shafeeu, Minister of State Mr. Abdul Matheen Mohamed, Deputy Minister Mr. Abdullahi Majeed, partners from the resort community, members of the Atoll Council, dignitaries from the UN , students, members of the public and media. The President also inaugurated the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Office on his visit to Eydhafushi this morning.