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    30 May, 2012
   
Iranian President invites President Waheed to the 16th NAM Summit
 
     
 
President Dr Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has invited President Dr Mohamed Waheed to the 16th Non Aligned Movement Summit, to be held in Tehran from 30 to 31 of August 2012.
 
 
    29 May, 2012
   
Maldives Condemns Massacre in the Syrian town of Houla
 
     
 
The Government of Maldives condemns in the strongest terms last week’s massacre in the Syrian town of Houla.
 
 
    29 May, 2012
   
Maldives President Committed to Zero Tolerance on Corruption
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed today reaffirmed his commitment to tackling corruption, pledging a zero tolerance policy.
 
 
    25 May, 2012
   
Waheed Administration expresses disappointment with Nasheed's latest nomination to the Commission of National Inquiry
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed’s administration has expressed disappointment at former President Nasheed’s continued inability to nominate an appropriate candidate who meets the agreed criteria for inclusion on the Commission of National Inquiry (CNI).
 
 
    24 May, 2012
   
President appoints Minister of State for Defense and National Security
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today appointed Sh Ilyas Hussain Ibrahim as the Minister of State for Defense and National Security.
 
 
    24 May, 2012
   
President accepts invitation to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Luncheon
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed is pleased to accept the invitation for the President and First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain, to attend the Diamond Jubilee luncheon of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth.
 
 
    23 May, 2012
   
All-Party Talks Make Important Progress
 
     
 
The Participants in the All-Party Talks reconvened yesterday and, according to the Convener, Mr. Ahmed Mujuthaba, were able to make important progress.
 
 
    23 May, 2012
   
President Waheed meets Ungoofaaru Island Council
 
     
 
Representatives of Raa Ungoofaaru Island Council have met with President Dr Mohamed Waheed. The meeting was held at the President’s Office this afternoon.
 
 
    22 May, 2012
   
Cabinet decides to expand Aa Sandha services to private sector
 
     
 
The cabinet has today decided to expand the services of Aa Sandha, the government health insurance programme, to the private sector, starting from the 1st of June 2012.
 
 
    22 May, 2012
   
Cabinet decides to Reduce 15% of Budgeted Expenditure
 
     
 
The cabinet has today decided to reduce 15% from the budgeted expenditure of the State. The decision was made at today’s meeting, following discussions on a paper presented by the Ministry of Finance and Treasury on the fiscal state of the country.
 
 
    21 May, 2012
   
President Waheed establishes Ministry of Environment and Energy
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today established the Ministry of Environment and Energy, and appointed Dr Mariyam Shakeela as the Minister. The presentation of the letter of appointment was held at the President’s Office today.
 
 
    21 May, 2012
   
President Waheed changes Ministry of Housing and Environment to Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today changed the name of Ministry of Housing and Environment, to Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure.
 
 
    8 May, 2012
   
Cabinet advises the President to transfer responsibilities of Works Corporation Ltd, to Housing Ministry
 
     
 
The Cabinet has advised President Dr Mohamed Waheed, to transfer the responsibilities of Works Corporation Ltd, to the Ministry of Housing and Environment, at today’s meeting.
 
 
    8 May, 2012
   
US Ambassador calls on the President
 
     
 
The United States Ambassador accredited to the Maldives Ms Patricia A. Butenis has today paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    8 May, 2012
   
President Waheed attends National Inquiry Commission
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has this morning attended the Commission of National Enquiry, to provide complete information of his actions during the recent political transition in the country.
 
 
    7 May, 2012
   
President Waheed forms National Awards Technical Committee
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has formed a technical committee to administer the conferring of the Award for Special Achievement, and met with the members today.
 
 
    7 May, 2012
   
President Waheed establishes Ministry of Gender, Family and Human Rights
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today established the Ministry of Gender, Family and Human Rights, and appointed Uza Dhiyana Saeed as the Minister. The presentation of the letter of appointment was held at the President’s Office today.
 
 
    7 May, 2012
   
President Waheed changes Ministry of Health and Family to Ministry of Health
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today changed the name of Ministry of Health and Family, to Ministry of Health.
 
 
    6 May, 2012
   
President Waheed condemns defamation of Police and Armed Forces
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has condemned in the strictest terms, the misrepresentation and false information being spread about the Maldives Police and Armed forces
 
 
    5 May, 2012
   
President Waheed opens STO Pharmacy in Kulhudhuffushi
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has this afternoon opened a branch of STO Pharmacy in Kulhudhuffushi of Haa Dhaalu Atoll.
 
 
    5 May, 2012
   
President Waheed addresses the people of Kumundhoo
 
     
 
While addressing the people of Kumundhoo this morning, President Dr Mohamed Waheed has appealed to everyone to work hand in hand, regardless of their political views, or the parties they belonged to. The President is currently on a tour of some islands in Haa Dhaalu Atoll.
 
 
    4 May, 2012
   
President Waheed meets the People of Nolhivaram
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that, the internal affairs within the MDP had always been an obstacle for fresh, young leaders to come out through the party. The President made this statement while addressing the people of Nolhivaram this afternoon.
 
 
    4 May, 2012
   
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has reconstituted the Boards of Directors for Island Aviation Services Ltd, Maldives Ports Ltd, and Housing Development Corporation.
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has reconstituted the Boards of Directors for Island Aviation Services Ltd, Maldives Ports Ltd, and Housing Development Corporation.
 
 
    3 May, 2012
   
President reconstitutes Boards of Directors for 3 Companies.
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has reconstituted the Boards of Directors for Island Aviation Services Ltd, Maldives Ports Ltd, and Housing Development Corporation.
 
 
    3 May, 2012
   
“I will not make unrealistic promises” - President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that he would never make unrealistic promises, while addressing the people of Hirimaradhoo this evening. The President is currently on a tour of some islands in Haa Dhaalu Atoll.
 
 
    3 May, 2012
   
“The Government does not control the Media anymore” - President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that today, no media was under the control of the government, and the freedom of expression was being fully observed in the Maldives.
 
 
    3 May, 2012
   
Acting British High Commissioner calls on the President
 
     
 
Acting British High Commissioner Mr Robbie Bulloch has today paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed. The meeting was held at the President’s Office this morning.
 
 
    2 May, 2012
   
Health Service Corporations to be Abolished
 
     
 
The cabinet has today decided to abolish all Health Service Corporations, and bring the operation of their health service facilities under the administration of Ministry of Health and Family.
 
 
    2 May, 2012
   
President decides to reconstitute the Fiqh Academy through a Ministerial Sub-Committee
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today decided to assign a ministerial sub-committee to reconstitute the Fiqh Academy. The academy is being administered by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs. The decision was made following deliberations on the matter, at today’s cabinet meeting.
 
 
    2 May, 2012
   
“Consequences of environmental neglect are not debatable anymore” – President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that the toll on the global environment, from unsustainable policies and actions is very evident, and that the consequences of environmental neglect are at a point that it is not debatable anymore.
 
 
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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