Maldives SASEC National Single Window Project Consultation Workshop

The Maldives Ministry of Economic Development (MED) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) jointly organized a consultation workshop to discuss the proposed SASEC National Single Window (NSW) Project on 28 August 2017 in Male, Maldives.

The Workshop

  • Discussed major findings of the Maldives NSW study on Maldives, features of the NSW, and resolution of key issues;
  • Reviewed Maldives’ readiness in establishing an NSW;
  • Identified the initial scope of the NSW project; and
  • Gathered feedback from relevant stakeholders on the proposed project.

The event was attended by over 30 participants from relevant government agencies and private sector. Ms. Khadeeja Hussain, Deputy Minister, MED, and Mr. Ibrahim Shareef Mohammed, Commissioner General of Customs, delivered the opening remarks. Mr. Yusuf Miza, Permanent Secretary, MED, chaired the workshop.

ADB is supporting the NSW project in Maldives. Technical assistance from ADB funded a study on the proposed roadmap for NSW implementation in Maldives in July 2015, and conducted a review of Maldives trade business processes in March 2017.

Sector: Trade Facilitation

Date: 28 Aug 2017

Location: Male, Maldives

Contact Person: Masato Nakane

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Sector: Trade Facilitation
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