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Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India arrives in Maldives, on official visit

The Minister of External Affairs of India Dr S. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has arrived on an official visit to Maldives this afternoon. The External Affairs Minister was received at Velana International Airport by the Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ahmed Khaleel, Foreign Secretary Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed, and […]

PRESIDENT YAMEEN CONCEDES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has, while accepting the provisional results by the Elections Commission, conceded the 2018 Presidential Election to President-Elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. While addressing the nation this afternoon, the President noted that he would continue to serve until the end of the current Presidential term and work to ensure a smooth transition […]

PROVISIONAL RESULTS ANNOUNCED IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

The Elections Commission of Maldives has announced provisional results of the elections to elect the President of the Maldives, for the next five years. Candidate of the Maldivian Democratic Party, Member of Parliament Honourable Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, won the election, having received 134,616 votes. Candidate of the Progressive Party of the Maldives, incumbent President Abdulla […]

MALDIVES OVERVIEW: WEEK ENDING (15TH – 21ST SEPTEMBER)

PRESIDENTIAL VISITS Visit to Addu City and Fuvammulah City President Yameen concluded his visit to Addu City and Fuvahmulah City on 15th September. During his visit, the President visited Hulhumeedhoo of Addu City and initiated sewerage services and water services of the city.He also inaugurated housing units and the Addu Fisheries Complex, and marked the […]