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    31 October, 2012
   
President Allocates Budget to Finance Relief Efforts against Torrential Damage
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has allocated a sum of 10 million Maldivian Rufiyaa, to finance relief efforts against extensive property damage caused by the ongoing series of torrential rain storms in the country.
 
 
    31 October, 2012
   
President briefs Indian Prime Minister on the experiencing adverse weather conditions to the several Islands of the Maldives
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has briefed Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, on the experiencing adverse weather conditions to the several Islands of the Maldives.
 
 
    31 October, 2012
   
President Sends a Message of Sympathy to the US President
 
     
 
The President of the Republic of Maldives Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of sympathy to the President of the United State of America Barack Obama, following the loss of life and widespread devastation caused by the destructive hurricane that hit US East Coast.
 
 
    30 October, 2012
   
Cabinet Proposes Establishment of “National Institute for Education”
 
     
 
The Cabinet has today proposed the President to establish a new “National Institute for Education”. This proposal was made following a series of round-table discussions on a paper submitted by the Ministry of Education.
 
 
    30 October, 2012
   
President decides to send two Special Envoys to some islands in the North and South which were devastated by heavy rain
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has decided to send two Special Envoys to some islands in the North and South which were devastated by heavy rain.
 
 
    25 October, 2012
   
President Waheed Extends Greetings on Eid ul-Al’haa
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has extended greetings to the people of the Maldives, and Leaders of Islamic countries on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul-Al’haa.
 
 
    24 October, 2012
   
President and First Lady arrive in Male’ following the conclusion of their visit to Dubai
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed and First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain arrived back in Male’ this morning, on conclusion of their visit to Dubai.
 
 
    23 October, 2012
   
“The country’s achievements on millennium goals is certainly not without the support of UN” - Vice President
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said that the Maldives could not have achieved any progress on its millennium goals without the support of the UN. The Vice President made this remark while speaking at the official function held this afternoon, to mark this year’s UN Day.
 
 
    23 October, 2012
   
Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, of the National Committee of the CPPCC calls on the Vice President
 
     
 
Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Mr Zhao Qizheng has paid a courtesy call on Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen today.
 
 
    22 October, 2012
   
President Waheed says that sustainable development requires a sound energy policy
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that a sound energy policy is necessary for sustainable development. The President made this statement while speaking at the World Energy Forum that began today in Dubai.
 
 
    21 October, 2012
   
Vice President says that it was the duty of each Civil Servant to provide responsible Public Service
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said that it was the duty of each civil servant to provide responsible public service to the people. The Vice President made this remark while speaking at the Civil Service Innovation Award ceremony held this morning at the Islamic Centre function hall.
 
 
    21 October, 2012
   
President Waheed departs to Dubai
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has this morning departed to Dubai, to attend the World Energy Forum. First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain is accompanying the President during this visit. During his visit, the President will deliver a statement at the World Energy Forum.
 
 
    20 October, 2012
   
Member of the Politburo Standing Committee of CPC calls on the President
 
     
 
Member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, Mr Li Changchun has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed today.
 
 
    18 October, 2012
   
President Waheed says that we need new agricultural technology
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that new technology should be introduced in the Maldives to ensure more produce, and that it should be taught in schools. The President made this remark while speaking at the official Farmers Day function held in Funadhoo of Shaviyani Atoll.
 
 
    18 October, 2012
   
Head of EU Delegation calls on the Vice President
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen today met with the head of the visiting European Union delegation, Mr Willy Vandenberghe.
 
 
    17 October, 2012
   
“Voice of the Youth Must be Heard” - Vice President
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said that the voice of the youth must be heard, and the government should make its decisions based on the youth determination for a better future.
 
 
    17 October, 2012
   
“IFRC gives hope, and makes dreams come true” –Vice President
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said that the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies gives people hope, and makes their dreams come true.
 
 
    17 October, 2012
   
President Waheed officially opens Dharavandhoo Airport
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed today officially opened the Baa Dharavandhoo Airport.
 
 
    17 October, 2012
   
OFID Director General calls on the President
 
     
 
Director General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), Suleiman J. Al-Herbish has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed today.
 
 
    17 October, 2012
   
Singaporean High Commissioner Calls on the President
 
     
 
High Commissioner of Singapore accredited to the Maldives Dr. Chua Yong Hai has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed today.
 
 
    16 October, 2012
   
Cabinet decides to conduct a nationwide census in 2014
 
     
 
The Cabinet has today decided to conduct a census in 2014, for the population of the Maldives.
 
 
    15 October, 2012
   
President Waheed reveals government’s plans to revise teachers’ allowances
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that the government was working on improving teaching programmes, and revising teachers’ allowances.
 
 
    15 October, 2012
   
President Waheed officially opens the new Dhiraagu Head Office building
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that the new Dhiraagu Head Office building opened today symbolises the telecommunication advancements achieved in the Maldives.
 
 
    15 October, 2012
   
First Lady launches "Expanding Horizons"
 
     
 
First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain has yesterday launched Expanding Horizons, a reintegration programme for recovering addicts.
 
 
    15 October, 2012
   
Maldives Reiterates its Call for an Independent Palestinian State and the Cessation of Bloodshed in Syria
 
     
 
The Maldives has reiterated its call for an independent Palestinian State and the cessation of the ongoing violence in Syria.
 
 
    14 October, 2012
   
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic relations between Maldives and China
 
     
 
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Maldives and People’s Republic of China.
 
 
    14 October, 2012
   
New Belgian Ambassador Presents Credentials to the President
 
     
 
The New Ambassador of Belgium accredited to the Maldives, Pierre Vaesen has presented his letter of credence to President Dr Mohamed Waheed, at a ceremony held at the President’s Office this morning.
 
 
    14 October, 2012
   
Ambassador Designate of Belgium pays a courtesy call on Minister
 
     
 
His Excellency Mr. Pierre Vaesen, Ambassador Designate of Belgium to the Maldives paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs today.
 
 
    11 October, 2012
   
President Waheed calls upon everyone to carry forward the work against HIV / AIDS
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has expressed gratitude to the participants of the “Enhancing the Response to HIV / AIDS in Maldives” programme, for their contribution to the work being done against AIDS in Maldives, saying that now it was upon all of us to carry it forward.
 
 
    11 October, 2012
   
“A true democracy is based on listening to its people” - Vice President
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said that although different people have different experiences and opinions, a true democracy is based on listening to its people and sharing the truth and reality in a transparent way
 
 
    11 October, 2012
   
Acting High Commissioner of Canada pays courtesy call on the President
 
     
 
Acting High Commissioner of Canada Mr Richard Bale has today paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    11 October, 2012
   
Maldives highlights its pledges made on strengthening the rule of law at national and international level
 
     
 
In a statement delivered to the Sixth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, the Maldives highlighted its efforts to strengthen rule of law at national and international level.
 
 
    11 October, 2012
   
Maldives to Increase Efforts in Combating Drug Trafficking, Organised Crime and Smuggling of Migrants
 
     
 
The Maldives today delivered a statement to the Third Committee of the General Assembly, highlighting its efforts to counter the illicit trafficking of drugs in the country, and to combat crime by strengthening the criminal justice system and crime prevention mechanisms.
 
 
    10 October, 2012
   
US Ambassador calls on the President
 
     
 
Ambassador of the United States accredited to the Maldives Ms Michele J. Sison has today paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    10 October, 2012
   
UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia calls on the President
 
     
 
Regional Director for South Asia, of the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Ms Karin Hulshof has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    10 October, 2012
   
Statement by the Government of Maldives
 
     
 
The Government of Maldives notes the concerns raised in the statements issued by some of the development partners of the Maldives including the European Union, the United States and the United Kingdom.
 
 
    10 October, 2012
   
Mohamed Faseen Rafiu of Maldives wins SAARC Youth Award-2011
 
     
 
Mohamed Faseen Rafiu of Maldives has won the SAARC Youth Award for the year 2011. SAARC Youth Award is conferred to a winner among youth from SAARC Member States who contribute and give back to the society through various projects and initiatives.
 
 
    10 October, 2012
   
New German Ambassador presents credentials to the President
 
     
 
New Ambassador of Germany accredited to the Maldives, Dr Jürgen Morhad presented his letter of credence to President Dr Mohamed Waheed this morning.
 
 
    9 October, 2012
   
Maldives Reiterates its Call for a Comprehensive Convention on Terrorism
 
     
 
The Republic of the Maldives reiterated its call for a single comprehensive convention to eliminate the scourge of global terrorism.
 
 
    9 October, 2012
   
Maldives Appeals on Larger States to Commit More on Clean and Renewable Energy
 
     
 
The Maldives has today appealed to the larger states with more resources to commit themselves towards more programmes for utilising clean and renewable energy in order to reduce the world’s carbon footprint.
 
 
    3 October, 2012
   
MESSAGE BY CHAIRMAN OF THE SAARC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS, ON THE OBSERVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE 2 OCTOBER 2012
 
     
 
The United Nations General Assembly, on 15 June 2007, decided to establish the 2nd of October as the International Day of Non-Violence.
 
 
    3 October, 2012
   
IPU Condemns Killing of MP in Maldives, Calls for Calm
 
     
 
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has condemned the killing of MP Afrasheem Ali in the Maldives earlier on Tuesday.
 
 
    2 October, 2012
   
SAARC Foreign Ministers meet in New York
 
     
 
An informal meeting of the SAARC Council of Ministers was held on the sidelines of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, today
 
 
    2 October, 2012
   
Human Rights Council Concludes adoption of resolutions on Human Rights Capacity-Building, Transitional Justice, Safety of Journalists, Syria
 
     
 
The UN Human Rights Council has concluded its 21st session in Geneva, with the adoption of new resolutions
 
 
26 October, 2013
 
Government's Press Statement on Two Members' Disqualification from Parliament
 
The government accepts the disqualification of two members of the Parliament, as per the Supreme Court's ruling on 24th October.
 
24 October, 2013
 
President Waheed attends President’s Cup 2013 final match
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has attended the final match of the President’s Cup 2013. The match was held last evening at the Galolhu Stadium.
 
21 October, 2013
 
Sacrifices of national heroes must be held close to our hearts – says President
 
Commander in Chief, President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that as a country, and as a national defense force, it was important to hold the sacrifices of our national heroes close to our hearts, and follow their example.
 


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