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    30 April, 2012
   
President urges all citizens to abide by the law
 
     
 
Speaking at the function to launch the civic education campaign, President Dr Mohamed Waheed has urged all citizens to abide by the law. He added that just punishment should be given to those who commit crimes.
 
 
    29 April, 2012
   
Development should be informed by Islam - Vice President
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said development and civilisation should be informed by Islamic values and customs.
 
 
    29 April, 2012
   
European Parliamentary delegation call on the President
 
     
 
Members of the visiting European Parliamentary delegation have today paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed. The meeting was held at the President’s office this morning.
 
 
    25 April, 2012
   
President thanks Parliament for strong endorsement for government
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has thanked the Members of the People’s Majlis for the strong support and endorsement given to the government today by approving the Vice President and the Cabinet appointed by the President.
 
 
    24 April, 2012
   
Cabinet decides to launch a six-month long civic education campaign
 
     
 
The cabinet, in today’s meeting, decided to launch a six-month long civic education campaign to encourage communal activities and to increase people’s participation in building responsible citizens for community development.
 
 
    24 April, 2012
   
President abolishes National Offices and the Units under the National Offices
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has abolished the 7 National Offices and the National Office Units established in the 7 regions of the Maldives.
 
 
    24 April, 2012
   
Maldives will use its presence in all international organisations to advocate the cause of Palestine – President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has reassured that the Maldives would continue to use its presence in all international organisations, including the UN Human Rights Council, to advocate the cause of Palestine
 
 
    23 April, 2012
   
President ratifies Prevention of Domestic Violence Bill
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today ratified the Prevention of Domestic Violence Bill, which was passed by the People’s Majlis on 9 April. Following ratification, the bill has been published in the Government Gazette.
 
 
    22 April, 2012
   
President calls on the MNDF to promote and maintain a professional military that has people’s love and respect
 
     
 
President Mohamed Waheed has called upon the Maldivian National Defence Force to promote and maintain a professional military that is loved and respected by the people.
 
 
    22 April, 2012
   
President sends sympathy to President of Pakistan
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of sympathy to President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan following a plane crash near Islamabad.
 
 
    20 April, 2012
   
President’s call for election in July 2013, as the earliest date permitted by the Constitution, has been met with overwhelming support
 
     
 
The President’s call for election in July 2013, as the earliest date permitted by the Constitution, has been met with overwhelming public support by the leaders of the major political parties, including the DRP, PPM and JP.
 
 
    18 April, 2012
   
President Waheed will host a state luncheon in honour of Palestinian President
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed will today host a state luncheon in honour of Palestinian President Dr Mahmoud Abbas. The state luncheon will be held this afternoon at Kurumba Maldives.
 
 
    18 April, 2012
   
President Waheed appoints State Minister for Defence and National Security
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has appointed Mohamed Ahmed as the Minister of State for Defence and National Security.
 
 
    17 April, 2012
   
President of Maldives Dr Waheed calls for early elections in July 2013
 
     
 
President Waheed is fully committed to strengthening democratic processes in the Maldives and has called for elections in July 2013, the earliest date permitted under the Constitution.
 
 
    17 April, 2012
   
International recognition of the State of Palestine is no barrier to the continuation of peace talks – President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that international recognition of the State of Palestine was no barrier to the continuation of peace talks. He made this statement while speaking at a joint press conference of President Waheed and Palestinian President Dr Mahmoud Abbas.
 
 
    17 April, 2012
   
Official talks held between Maldives and Palestine
 
     
 
Official talks between the Maldives and Palestine were held this afternoon at the President’s Office. The head of the Maldivian delegation that took part in the official talks was President Dr Mohamed Waheed. The head of the Palestinian delegation was President Dr Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine.
 
 
    17 April, 2012
   
President Waheed meets Palestinian President
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed met with the visiting President of Palestine, Dr Mahmoud Abbas. The meeting was held at the President’s Office this afternoon.
 
 
    17 April, 2012
   
Palestinian President arrives in the Maldives on a State Visit
 
     
 
President of the State of Palestine, Dr Mahmoud Abbas, arrived in the Maldives this afternoon. He was greeted, on arrival at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    16 April, 2012
   
President calls for a united effort to build a better society
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has called for a united effort to build a better society, by providing a well rounded education to today’s young people. The President made the statement while speaking at the ceremony to award the national top achievers in secondary school completion examinations o
 
 
    16 April, 2012
   
President urges all MNDF personnel to abide by their oath
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has urged all MNDF personnel to abide by their oath. He made this appeal while speaking at the oath taking ceremony of the graduates of the 56th basic training course conducted by the Defence Institute for Training of MNDF.
 
 
    14 April, 2012
   
President congratulates winning candidates for the Kaashidhoo and the Thimarafushi constituencies
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has congratulated Abdulla Jabir of Jumhooree Party and Ahmed Shareef of PPM for winning the seats in the People’s Majlis.
 
 
    14 April, 2012
   
President assures that no charge will be taken from the people for services from regional hospitals and health centres
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has assured that no charge would be taken from the people for services from regional hospitals and health centres.
 
 
    13 April, 2012
   
Majority of the people support the national unity government - President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that, the majority of the people support the national unity government that he has formed
 
 
    13 April, 2012
   
President hopes the current political problems will be resolved soon
 
     
 
In his address to the people of Omadhoo, during a visit to the island on Friday, President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said he hoped that the current political problems would be resolved soon. However, he said a concerted effort by all political parties was necessary to resolve those problems.
 
 
    12 April, 2012
   
This Government would pay Special Attention to Neglected Islands - President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that his government would give special attention to the islands that had been neglected until now. The President made this remark while addressing the people of Guraidhoo, as part of his current visit to some islands of Thaa Atoll.
 
 
    12 April, 2012
   
President inaugurates the 4th meeting of SAARC health ministers
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today inaugurated the 4th meeting of SAARC health ministers. The inauguration ceremony was held this morning at Paradise Island Resort.
 
 
    11 April, 2012
   
Cabinet meets to assess any potential tsunami threat
 
     
 
Under the direct supervision of President Dr Mohamed Waheed, cabinet ministers are currently looking in to the tsunami warning issued by the Department of Meteorology, following the earthquake that struck Indonesia this afternoon.
 
 
    10 April, 2012
   
SAARC Secretary General Calls on the President
 
     
 
Secretary General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Mr Ahmed Saleem has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed. The meeting was held this afternoon at the President’s Office.
 
 
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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