DEV alumnus receives National Award of Recognition from President of the Republic of Maldives
In November, President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom presented the National Award of Honor and the National Awards of Recognition. These awards were presented at the official function held at Dharubaaruge, to mark this year’s Republic Day.
There were 19 recipients of the National Award of Recognition, including DEV alumus and Maldivian Mariyam Waheedha. Mariyam studied a Masters in Development Studies at UEA's department of International Development, graduating in 2003.
She received the award in the area of Information and News Dissemination for raising awareness in media and training in development journalism.