The First Lady of the Maldives, Her Excellency Fazna Ahmed held a meeting with Judith Batty, Interim CEO of Girl Guides USA and Adwoa Aidoo, Director of Global Girl Scouting, Girl Guides USA on the sidelines of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

During the meeting, the First Lady praised the Girl Guide movement for support of the Girl Guide Association of Maldives, particularly the support from the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. She highlighted that during the Covid-19 pandemic it has been necessary for the Girl Guides to be innovative and hold virtual events and that young leaders played important roles during the pandemic, including working with elders during Eid.

Interim CEO Judith Batty thanked the First Lady for taking time to meet and assured her commitment to exploring opportunities for collaboration with Girl Guides Maldives. It was agreed that discussions on future collaborations would continue through the Chief Commissioner of the Maldives Girl Guides Association.