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Case of Mr Ahmed Abbas

Friday, 3 November 2006, 9:53 am | Maldives

The Government of the Maldives wished to inform interested parties of the following facts surrounding the case of Mr Ahmed Abbas. More >>

Maldives Govt welcomes new Human Rights Council

Saturday, 24 June 2006, 5:55 pm | Maldives

Government welcomes inauguration of new Human Rights Council and states that a stronger international regime on human rights protection presents a unique opportunity for the Maldives More >>

Maldives: Govt welcomes steps already taken

Friday, 12 May 2006, 9:24 pm | Maldives

Government welcomes recognition by International Press Freedom Mission of steps already taken to promote free press and reiterates commitment to the Roadmap More >>

Maldives Govt Welcomes EU Approval of $50 million

Friday, 3 March 2006, 10:46 am | Maldives

The Government of the Maldives is very grateful for Monday’s decision by the Council of the European Union to approve legislation paving the way for the Maldives to receive a $50 million loan to help the country’s post-Tsunami reconstruction efforts. More >>

Maldives an important threshold of media freedom

Thursday, 2 March 2006, 11:33 am | Maldives

The Maldives at an important threshold of media freedom; the government ready to face the challenges with a renewed sense of optimism More >>

Maldives: regulations strengthen Judicial System

Thursday, 9 February 2006, 2:50 pm | Maldives

Male’ The Ministry of Justice has announced the introduction of a series of regulations to make the Judicial System more efficient and effective. More >>

Maldives Condemns Cartoons

Tuesday, 7 February 2006, 12:34 am | Maldives

The Government of Maldives strongly condemns the publication of caricatures of the Holy Prophet of Islam in newspapers of Denmark, Norway and France. Material that reviles and insults religions and faiths have no place in civilised society. Such ... More >>

Maldives: MDP must refrain from creating hysteria

Wednesday, 11 January 2006, 2:25 pm | Maldives

Chief Government Spokesman: “MDP should refrain from creating hysteria among island communities by spreading misinformation about the incident in Fares-Maathoda” More >>

Maldives: further strides towards power separation

Monday, 14 November 2005, 10:26 am | Maldives

The Maldives is to fast-track a further tranche of political and judicial reform measures, President Gayoom announced in a televised interview before departing for the 13th SAARC Summit in Bangladesh. The President announced the implementation of ... More >>

Maldives Pres. Ushers a New Generation of Leaders

Friday, 15 July 2005, 12:29 am | Maldives

Male’, 14 July 2005 (Thursday) - The President of the Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, today announced sweeping changes in his Ministerial line-up, both at Cabinet, Minister of State and Deputy-Minister level, aimed at speeding up the pace of delivery as ... More >>

Maldives welcomes EU infrastructure development

Wednesday, 6 April 2005, 11:46 am | Maldives

Male’, April 5, 2005 (Tuesday) - The Maldives today welcomed the positive report of the European Parliament's Delegation for relations with SAARC countries, following their visit to the Maldives on 25 - 28 March 2005. Speaking in response to the Delegation's ... More >>

Clinton says Maldives is a Model of Good Planning

Tuesday, 22 February 2005, 10:42 am | Maldives

Male’, February 21, 2005 (Monday) - Former US President Bill Clinton today praised the preparations being made by the Maldives to mobilise assistance for reconstruction after the tsunami. He made the statement in a joint press conference with former ... More >>

Maldives: Increase Accountability and Transparency

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 9:54 am | Maldives

President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has asked members of the parliament to expedite the passage of bills currently before the parliament on increasing accountability and transparency. More >>

Maldives - Constitutional Reform Proposals

Tuesday, 15 February 2005, 10:42 am | Maldives

President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom this morning presented detailed proposals for constitutional reform to the Speaker of the People’s Special Majlis, which is sitting to revise the Constitution. More >>

Maldives Government Appreciates EU Declaration

Wednesday, 9 February 2005, 10:27 am | Maldives

Male’, February 8, 2005 (Tuesday) - The Government of the Maldives appreciates the Presidency of the European Union's welcoming the holding of the parliamentary elections on 22 January 2005, and recognition that the election proceeded “in a generally peaceful ... More >>

Maldives establishes Board to ensure transparency

Tuesday, 11 January 2005, 9:25 am | Maldives

The Maldives establishes Board to ensure transparency and accountability in the management of the Tsunami Relief and Reconstruction Fund More >>

Maldives Requires US$ 239 million In Relief

Friday, 7 January 2005, 9:53 am | Maldives

“Maldives requires US$ 239 million in emergency relief aid, and a further US$ 1.3 billion in the next three to five years for reconstruction after the tsunami”, says President Gayoom More >>

Tsunami affected the entire Maldives population

Wednesday, 5 January 2005, 11:19 am | Maldives

“The tsunami affected the entire population of the Maldives, a third of them severely”, says the Chief Government Spokesman More >>

Maldives: Tsunami Economic loss will be billions

Monday, 3 January 2005, 10:39 am | Maldives

The economic losses of the tsunami expected to run into billions of US dollars in the Maldives More >>

Maldives Orders Treason Charges Withdrawal

Saturday, 1 January 2005, 7:52 pm | Maldives

The President Orders the Withdrawal of Charges of High Treason and of Public Disorder Offences More >>