The fourth meeting of SAARC Council of Experts on Energy Regulators (Electricity) is underway at Hotel Jen in capital Male'.
The two-day meeting was inaugurated by Minister of Economic Development Fayyaz Ismail. The meeting will finalize the draft road-map on initiating a regional power trade through the implementation of the SAARC Framework Agreement and implementing Electricity.
The SAARC framework agreement on energy was signed between member countries during the 2011 SAARC Summit held in Addu City. In 2014, the Republic of Maldives voluntarily signed on to trade in electricity according to the laws of the nation .