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Government of Maldives congratulates Mr. Antonio Guterres on his confirmation as the next Secretary General of the United Nations

13 October 2016, Male’; The Government of Maldives congratulates and warmly welcomes Mr. Antonio Guterres on his confirmation as the next Secretary General of the United Nations. As a country which looks upon the United Nations as the guarantor of international peace and security, the Maldives stands ready to extend its support and looks forward […]

The Maldives decides to leave the Commonwealth; commits to continue with its international engagement

13 October 2016, Malé The Government of Maldives has decided today to leave the Commonwealth. The decision to leave the Commonwealth was difficult, but inevitable. The Maldives joined the Commonwealth in 1982 with high hopes and expectations, convinced that the organisation will be an arena for coordinating critical issues that the member States, in particular, […]