Maldives is a small nation proving to adhere a strong foothold in the global arena – President Yameen

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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has stated that Maldives is a small nation proving to adhere a strong foothold in the global arena. The President made this statement while speaking at a gathering held to meet the people of North Nilandhe Atoll Nilandhoo, as part of his current visit to the atoll. Speaking at the gathering, President stated that Maldives […]

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Our aim is to resolve water and sewerage problems for atleast 75 % of the population by the end of our term – President Yameen

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Noting that lack of water and sewerage services was a common challenge faced by a significant percentage of the country’s population, President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has stated that this administration aims to resolve this issue for at least 75% of the population by the end of the 5 year term. The President made this statement while speaking at the […]

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Foreign Minister meets staff at Maldivian Embassy in Malaysia

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20 January 2017, Kuala Lumpur: Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim has today visited the Embassy of Maldives in Malaysia. During his interaction with the staff of the Embassy, Minister noted with appreciation the work carried out by the Embassy in strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries. Minister further noted that the easing of visa requirements for […]

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Foreign Minister Asim meets with OIC SG, reiterates Government’s commitment to working with OIC in resolving the challenges faced by Muslim Ummah

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19 January 2017, Kuala Lumpur: Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim has met with the Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), H.E. Dr. Yousef Ahmed Al Othaimeen. In the meeting held this evening at the sidelines of the OIC Extraordinary Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers on Situation of Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar, Minister […]

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Foreign Minister Asim meets with his Malaysian Counterpart

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19 January 2017, Kuala Lumpur: Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim has today met with his Malaysian Counterpart, Datuk Seri Anifah Aman. at the sidelines of the OIC Extraordinary Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers on the Situation of Rohingya Muslims Minority in Myanmar, held in Malaysia. During the meeting, Foreign Minister Asim congratulated the Malaysian Government […]

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Foreign Minister, Dr. Asim pays a courtesy call on Vice President of China

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His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Mr. Li Yuanchao, Vice President of the People’s Republic of China this afternoon. During the meeting, Minister Asim and Vice President expressed their commitment on further strengthening the existing friendly bilateral relations between the two countries. Minister Asim expressed gratitude to the government of […]

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President and First Lady visits “China-Maldives Friendship” Bridge site

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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim have visited the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge site this evening where they were briefed on the progress of the project. The China-Maldives Friendship Bridge is the first project of its kind in the Maldives and is the largest development project conducted by Chinese company; S.H.E.C. The project was officially inaugurated by […]

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President inaugurates Velana International Airport

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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has inaugurated Velana International Airport, at a ceremony held at Hulhulé this evening. MNDF sounded a bugle call to welcome the President on his arrival at Hulhulé. During the ceremony the President lit the signboard of Velana International Airport,  officially inaugurating the airport. During the event, Minister of Economic Development Mohamed Saeed addressed the ceremony. […]

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The Russian Ambassador calls on Foreign Minister

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H. E. Mr. Alexander Karchava, Ambassador of Russia to the Maldives called on H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives today. During the meeting, Minister Asim and the Ambassador exchanged views on further strengthening the bilateral and multilateral relations between the Maldives and Russia in the areas related to Tourism and Investment Promotion.  Minister also highlighted […]

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