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    29 November, 2012
   
“A rising tide sinks all boats”: Acting High Commissioner Addresses European Parliament’s South Asia Delegation ahead of Doha Climate Summit
 
     
 
Acting High Commissioner Mr Ahmed Shiaan, has today addressed the European Parliament’s delegation for relations with South Asia. At the meeting in Brussels, Mr Shiaan outlined Maldives’ objectives for next month’s COP18 in Doha, Qatar
 
 
    28 November, 2012
   
President Sends a Message of Sympathy to the President of Bangladesh
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of sympathy to the President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Mr Zillur Rahman, following the fire outbreak at a garment factory outside Dhaka.
 
 
    27 November, 2012
   
Government decides to terminate Concession Agreement between GMR-MAHB Consortium and MACL
 
     
 
The Government of Maldives has today decided to terminate the Concession Agreement, signed on 28th June 2010 between GMR-MAHB Consortium, Maldives Airports Company Ltd, and the Government of Maldives, to lease Male’ International Airport to GMR.
 
 
    26 November, 2012
   
Maldives High Commission wins award at BEN TV Diplomatic Awards 2012
 
     
 
The High Commission of the Republic of Maldives was recognised with a BEN Television Diplomatic Award on Friday for its work projecting a positive image of Maldives abroad. Acting High Commissioner Ahmed Shiaan collected the award at the ceremony in the Bloomsbury Holiday Inn, London.
 
 
    26 November, 2012
   
President abolishes Department of Information
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has abolished the Department of Information. The Department was abolished because some of the new institutions formed by law under the new Constitution perform the functions previously carried out by the Department of Information.
 
 
    25 November, 2012
   
President Waheed appoints Minister of State for Finance and Treasury
 
     
 
The President has appointed Mr Abbas Adil Riza as the Minister of State for Finance and Treasury.
 
 
    25 November, 2012
   
Ambassador of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, calls on President Waheed
 
     
 
Ambassador of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, Her Excellency Ms Serpil Alpman has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    22 November, 2012
   
“Maldivians’ Airport for Maldivians” petition presented to President Waheed
 
     
 
Petitions to reclaim the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport have been presented to President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    21 November, 2012
   
Vice President inaugurates the Roundtable conference on strengthening Local Governance System in the Maldives
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said that each one of us carries the responsibility of nation building and that every man’s contribution to the development of the country must be listened to.
 
 
    21 November, 2012
   
President Waheed meets members of Inter-Parliamentary Union mission
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed today met with the members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Mission. The meeting was held this morning at the President’s Office.
 
 
    19 November, 2012
   
President Waheed meets the Vice Chairwoman of Standing Committee of the Chinese National People's Congress
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed today met with the Vice Chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People's Congress Ms Chen Zhili.
 
 
    19 November, 2012
   
Vice President launches UNFPA State of the World Population Report 2012
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has today launched the UNFPA State of the World Population Report 2012: “By Choice not by Chance”.
 
 
    19 November, 2012
   
New Russian Ambassador Presents Credentials to the President
 
     
 
New Ambassador of Russia accredited to the Maldives, Alexander Karchava presented his letter of credence to President Dr Mohamed Waheed this afternoon.
 
 
    19 November, 2012
   
Ambassador-Designate of Russia calls on the Minister
 
     
 
His Excellency Mr. Alexander Karchava, Ambassador-Designate of the Federation of Russia met with His Excellency Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs prior to presenting his credentials today to the President of Maldives His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    18 November, 2012
   
US Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia calls on President Waheed
 
     
 
The American Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Ms Alyssa Ayres, has today paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    17 November, 2012
   
President Waheed lays foundation for 9 additional classrooms in Raa Maduvvari
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today laid the foundation for a new 4 storey building of 9 classrooms in Maduvvari of North Maalhosmadulu Atoll.
 
 
    16 November, 2012
   
DHAKA - CHENNAI - MALE Direct Airlink Opens
 
     
 
The inaugural flight of Maldivian , the national carrier of The Republic of Maldives, owned and operated by Island Aviation Services Limited (IASL), touched down at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) Dhaka Thursday 15 November 2012 afternoon
 
 
    15 November, 2012
   
Maldives supports ongoing negotiations on UN Security Council Reforms
 
     
 
The Maldives has reiterated its support to the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations on comprehensive reforms of the United Nations Security Council, and called for a continuation of deliberations on the matter during the current session.
 
 
    14 November, 2012
   
President Extends Hijri New Year Greetings
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent greetings to the people of the Maldives, on the occasion of the Hijri New Year.
 
 
    14 November, 2012
   
President Waheed and First Lady attend Victory Day function
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed and First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain have this evening attended the function organised by the Maldives National Defence Force, to mark this year’s Victory Day.
 
 
    12 November, 2012
   
Acting High Commissioner Lays Wreath at War Memorial for Remembrance Sunday
 
     
 
Acting High Commissioner Mr Ahmed Shiaan attended the National Service of Remembrance held yesterday at the Cenotaph war memorial in Whitehall.
 
 
    12 November, 2012
   
“Government would ensure the speedy execution of housing projects for Hulhumale and Male’” - President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that the government would ensure the speedy execution of housing projects for Hulhumale and Male’. The President made this remark while speaking at the commencing ceremony of the 1000 Housing Units Project in Hulhumale held Sunday afternoon.
 
 
    11 November, 2012
   
President Waheed presents National Award of Honour and National Award of Recognition
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has this evening presented the National Award of Honour and the National Award of Recognition. The awards were given at the official function held at Dharubaaruge, to mark this year’s Republic Day.
 
 
    11 November, 2012
   
President declares decision to hold National Conference for sharing future approaches to development
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has declared his decision to hold a National Conference to constitute a forum for sharing future approaches and strategies on the road towards development.
 
 
    10 November, 2012
   
Government disassociates itself from the remarks made at last night's gathering held on the involvement of GMR in the INIA
 
     
 
The Government of Maldives disassociates itself from the remarks made by the Spokesperson of the President's Office Mr Abbas Adil Riza, and some other government officials, at a gathering held last evening against the involvement of GMR in the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.
 
 
    8 November, 2012
   
“It is not wise to force our children to choose a particular career” - President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that forcing our children to pursue a particular career field would never be wise. The President made this remark while speaking at the Top Achievers Awards 2012 held at Dharubaaruge this evening.
 
 
    8 November, 2012
   
“It is the responsibility of every individual to protect and preserve the natural beauty of Maldives” - President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that it is the responsibility of every individual to protect and preserve the natural beauty of Maldives.
 
 
    8 November, 2012
   
Maldives – China celebrates its 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations
 
     
 
2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Maldives and People’s Republic of China.
 
 
    8 November, 2012
   
President Waheed congratulates the US President on his Re-election
 
     
 
The President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a congratulatory message to the President of the United States of America, Mr Barack Obama, following his re-election.
 
 
    7 November, 2012
   
Maldivian delegation departs to attend the Bali Democracy Forum
 
     
 
The Maldivian delegation, led by His Excellency Dr. Hassan Saeed, Special Advisor to the President, has departed to Bali, Indonesia last night, to attend the 5th Bali Democracy Forum, which is being held from 8 – 9 November 2012.
 
 
    7 November, 2012
   
Joint Secretary of India calls on Foreign Minister
 
     
 
Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah met with His Excellency Mr. Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of today.
 
 
    6 November, 2012
   
Cabinet decides to expand investment opportunities in association with foreign companies
 
     
 
The cabinet has today decided to generate foreign interest in the Maldives by expanding investment opportunities in association with overseas companies.
 
 
    2 November, 2012
   
The President Urges for Greater Vigilance against Rebellious Forces
 
     
 
The President has urged the nation for greater vigilance against rebellious forces in light of historic events such as the coup d’état on 3rd November 1988, wherein drastic attempts were made to subvert national independence and seize the governmental rule.
 
 
    1 November, 2012
   
“Maldives will always welcome Indian investments” says the President
 
     
 
The President has said that Maldives will always welcome Indian investments and need to benefit from the vast reservoir of ideals and capital Indian businesses have to offer.
 
 
    1 November, 2012
   
New Brazilian Ambassador presents credentials to the President
 
     
 
The New Ambassador of Brazil accredited to the Maldives, Marcelo Vasconcelos has presented his letter of credence to President Dr Mohamed Waheed this morning.
 
 
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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