Maldives in still mode

Maldives cabinet holds underwater meeting

Posted in News by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on October 17, 2009

Cabinet ministers in the Maldives held an underwater meeting today to draw attention to the threat global warming poses to the lowest-lying nation on earth.

President Mohammed Nasheed and members of his cabinet wore scuba gear as they arrived for the meeting in a lagoon off the island of Girifushi.