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Location: Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India
Capital: Male
Population: 359,008
Independence Day: 26 July 1965 (from UK)
Date Joined: 1982
Currency: Rufiyaa (MVR)
Total Area: 300 sq km
Languages: Maldivian Dhivehi
Head of the Government: President HE Ibrahim Mohamed Solih(since 17 November 2018)
Web site: http://www.maldiveisle.com
National Flag:
HE Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

Commonwealth Personalities
His Excellency Abdul Gayoom

His Excellency Mohamed Nasheed

His Excellency Ahmed Shiaan


Abu Dhabi Development Fund helps Maldives

The Maldives Ambassador to the UAE Hussain Niyaaz has expressed gratefulness for the unceasing support the host government has been extending for the pursuit of the economic growth and stability of the South Asian archipelago, also known since the ancient times as “Garland of Islands” or Maladvipa (Sanskrit). In particular, Niyaaz mentioned the Abu Dhabi Development Fund which “has been playing a crucial role in facilitating the economic expansion of the country through

News Source:gulftoday
News Type:News Published date: 13-August-2020

Maldives set to reopen its resort islands to international visitors from 15 July

Here’s some good news for those frustrated by the lack of travel options in the Covid-19 era: The Maldives is reopening to international visitors on July 15. And, yes, that includes U.S. citizens. The picturesque chain of almost 1,200 islands in the Indian Ocean has a remote location that lends itself naturally to social distancing, with luxury accommodations focused on private overwater bungalows and much of the activity outdoors as well—all fortunate factors for the economy

News Source:theprint.in
News Type:News Published date: 10-July-2020

WHO donates GeneXpert cartridges to Maldives

World Health Organisation (WHO), in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), donated cartridges used in GeneXpert machines for COVID-19 testing to Maldives on Monday night. The GeneXpert cartridges were handed over by WHO Representative to Maldives Dr Arvind Mathur, and received on behalf of the Maldivian government by Minister of Health Abdulla Ameen at a special ceremony held at the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC).

News Source:edition.mv
News Type:News Published date: 30-June-2020

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, had said the Chinese government has agreed to partially suspend debt repayment

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, had said the Chinese government has agreed to partially suspend debt repayment, (to #Maldives) for a period of approximately four years. #SriLanka #China #debt

News Source:twitter, infoceptlk
News Type:News Published date: 28-June-2020

Maldives to reopen borders to tourists from mid-July

The Maldives will reopen its borders to tourists next month, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was cited by local media as saying on Tuesday. President Solih told a press conference in his office that Maldives' borders and resorts will be reopened on July 15, and congregational prayers, school classes, and dine-in at restaurants and cafes will also resume in the same month.

News Source:news.cgtn.com
News Type:News Published date: 26-June-2020

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