Ministerial Committee meets with UN Representatives Regarding the State of Affairs in the Maldives

The Ministerial Committee met today with Ms Mona Rishmawi, Chief of the Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination Branch of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and Ms Shoko Noda, Resident Coordinator for the United Nations in Maldives. Emphasising that the Government was committed to ensuring full transparency with […]

Rule of Law Will Continue to Endure in the Maldives

The Government of the Republic of Maldives places the utmost significance towards upholding the rule of law, and therefore, the Constitution is being upheld both in letter and in spirt. On 1 February 2018, the Supreme Court issued a ruling creating a Constitutional crisis, dismantling Constitutional mechanisms which ensure the balance of power enshrined in […]

The Government of Maldives welcomes EU/UK delegation visit

The Administration today welcomed the half day visit by the EU/UK Delegation to the Maldives. During the visit the delegation met with Foreign Secretary, Ahmed Sareer, in the absence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs who is currently traveling to Pakistan as a Special Envoy of the President, and senior officials at the Ministry of […]

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom briefs Cabinet on the current situation

  At today’s Cabinet meeting, President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has briefed the members of the Cabinet, on the current situation in the Maldives. At today’s meeting, the President stated that the decisions made by the administration during events that unfolded in the past week was deliberated after extensive consideration and legal advice, and in […]

President Declares State of Emergency

The following is the official press statement released by the President’s Office on 5th February 2018 Declaring of State of Emergency in the Maldives for the next 15 days. The Government wishes to assure the Maldivian people and international community that the safety of all Maldivians and foreigners living and visiting the Maldives will be […]

The Government of Maldives reiterates its commitment to uphold and abide by the ruling of the Supreme Court

The Government of Maldives reiterates its commitment to uphold and abide by the ruling of the Supreme Court. Please click here to view the full text of statement released by Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Additionally, President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has also appealed to all Maldivian citizens to exercise patience and put forward national interest […]

Permanent Representative Dr Hala Hameed and Deputy Permanent Representative Mr Jeffrey Salim Waheed visits FESPO 2018

Permanent Representative, Dr Hala Hameed and Deputy Permanent Representative, Mr Jeffrey Salim Waheed visits tourism fair, FESPO 2018 held in Zürich, Switzerland  from 25 – 28 January 2018. At this travel fair Dr Hala Hameed and Mr Jeffrey Salim Waheed together with Mr Hussain Lirar, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Tourism met with key partners in the […]