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India, Maldives civil officers discuss governance practices during COVID-19

By TIOL News Service

NEW DELHI, FEB 23, 2021: ABOUT 1,000 civil service officers from Maldives, along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Abdulla Shahid will participate in a two-day international virtual workshop on 'Good Governance Practices in a Pandemic' being held on February 23-24.

The workshop is a collaboration between the Civil Services Commission (CSC) of Maldives and India's National Centre for Good Governance under the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG).

"This workshop plans to provide a platform for information exchange and knowledge dissemination," said an official statement.

The workshop will be inaugurated by Mr Sanjay Sudhir, High Commissioner of India to Maldives and Mr Mohammed Nasih, Chairperson, Civil Services Commission of Maldives. The address by chief guests will be delivered by Mr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Maldives' Foreign Minister Mr Shahid.

In attendance will be high dignitaries, senior government officials, renowned academicians and practitioners from the given fields.

The days will see sessions ranging from leadership and motivation, health and education in Maldives in a pandemic, health sector in India in a pandemic, job skills and tourism in a pandemic, interpersonal skills and communication skills, digital practices and handling of public grievances to problem analysis and decision making.