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    31 August, 2012
   
Government calls on CMAG to remove Maldives from its agenda
 
     
 
Following the publication of the final report by the Commission of National Inquiry (CNI) which was set up to investigate the alleged coup on February 7 against former President Mohamed Nasheed, stating that it had indeed not been a coup.
 
 
    30 August, 2012
   
Unofficial translation of President of the Republic of Maldives Excellency Dr Mohamed Waheed’s address to the nation on being presented the CONI report
 
     
 
On February 7th of this year, I took oath of office as President of the Republic of Maldives when the former President tendered his resignation as stated in Article 121 (a) of the Constitution of the Maldives.
 
 
    30 August, 2012
   
CONI presents its final report to the President
 
     
 
The Commission of National Inquiry (CONI), constituted by the President by decree, has presented its final report to President Dr Mohamed Waheed, following the completion of its investigative work. The report was presented to the President by the Co-Chair of the Commission, former Singaporean judge,
 
 
    29 August, 2012
   
“The Fundamental Principles of NAM Still Remain Relevant” says Foreign Minister
 
     
 
The Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah is attending the Ministerial Meeting of the Non Align Movement taking place in Tehran from 28-29 August 2012. The Minister delivered a statement on the first day of the Meeting.
 
 
    28 August, 2012
   
Mr. Saeed’s statement is highly irresponsible and seeks to undermine the CoNI process - Foreign Minister
 
     
 
Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Abdul Samad Abdulla has said that the statement made by former President Nasheed’s representative in the Commission of National Inquiry (CoNI), Mr Ahmed Saeed (Gaha Saeed) is highly irresponsible and seeks to undermine the work of the CoNI set up by President Dr
 
 
    26 August, 2012
   
President Waheed concluded the State visit to Sri Lanka
 
     
 
The President of Maldives His Excellency Dr Mohamed Waheed arrived Male’ last night after concluding the State visit to Sri Lanka. First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain was accompanied the President during his 2 days visit to Sri Lanka.
 
 
    26 August, 2012
   
No Pressure from International Corps - Foreign Minister
 
     
 
Minister of Foreign Affairs H. E. Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah has said that President Dr. Waheed’s decision to invite all political parties to “All Party Talks” before Commission of National Inquiry’s report was not because of any.
 
 
    25 August, 2012
   
President and First Lady visit Maldivian High Commission in Sri Lanka
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed and First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain have this afternoon visited the Maldivian High Commission in Colombo.
 
 
    24 August, 2012
   
“Without peace there is no development” - President Mahinda Rajapaksa
 
     
 
President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka has remarked that there can be no development without peace. He made his remarks at the Official Talks held at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon during the State Visit of the President of the Republic of Maldive
 
 
    24 August, 2012
   
President Waheed expresses hopes of continued close cooperation between Maldives and Sri Lanka
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed said that his current visit to Sri Lanka has been a very important opportunity to open a new chapter of close cooperation between the Maldives and Sri Lanka. The President made this remark while briefing the media this evening, on his current official visit to Sri Lanka.
 
 
    23 August, 2012
   
Official talks held between the governments of Maldives and Sri Lanka
 
     
 
Official bilateral talks have been held between the government of Maldives and the government of Sri Lanka this evening. The meeting was held at the Presidential Secretariat following the official welcome ceremony.
 
 
    23 August, 2012
   
President says he will invite all political parties to “All Party Talks” within the next 48 hours
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that he will invite all political parties to “All Party Talks” within the next 48 hours. He made this statement while meeting foreign diplomats in Colombo this afternoon.
 
 
    23 August, 2012
   
Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister Calls on the President
 
     
 
Minister of External Affairs Professor G. L. Peiris of Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed this afternoon.
 
 
    23 August, 2012
   
Sri Lankan President and First Lady officially welcome President Waheed and First Lady to Sri Lanka
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed and First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain have received a grand welcome from the Sri Lankan government. The ceremony was held this afternoon at the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka.
 
 
    20 August, 2012
   
President meets National Netball team taking part in the 8th Asian Championship, and Asian Beach Netball Tournament
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed today met with the Maldivian national netball team taking part in the 8th Asian Championship, and the Asian Beach Netball tournament.
 
 
    19 August, 2012
   
President receives those calling on him to exchange Eid-ul-Fitr greetings
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed and First Lady Madam Ilham Hussain today received a large number of people to exchange greetings on the occasion of this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr.
 
 
    18 August, 2012
   
President Waheed Extends Greetings on Eid ul-Fitr
 
     
 
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-Fitr.
 
 
    18 August, 2012
   
President Waheed arrives in Male’ following conclusion of OIC summit
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed said that the Maldives supports the temporary suspension of Syria from the OIC.
 
 
    16 August, 2012
   
President Waheed to address at the OIC Summit this evening
 
     
 
The President Dr Mohamed Waheed will this evening deliver his address at the fourth extraordinary session of the Organisation of Islamic Conference that began in Mecca last evening.
 
 
    15 August, 2012
   
Government of Maldives Condemns threatening statements by President Nasheed
 
     
 
Speaking at a Press Conference to brief the media, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ms Dunya Maumoon condemned the threats and intimidation tactics used by President Nasheed and his MDP supporters.
 
 
    14 August, 2012
   
President Dr Waheed attends Extra Ordinary Summit of the OIC
 
     
 
The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Her Excellency Ms. Dunya Maumoon todaty briefed the media regarding the participation of President Dr. Mohamed Waheed Hassan in the Extraordinary OIC Summit currently being convened in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
 
 
    13 August, 2012
   
President Sends a Message of Sympathy to the Indian President
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of sympathy to President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, following the bus crash in Himachal Pradesh.
 
 
    13 August, 2012
   
President Sends a Message of Sympathy to the Iranian President
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of sympathy to President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, following the deadly earthquake which hit the Tabriz and Ahar regions of Iran.
 
 
    9 August, 2012
   
The Government welcomes Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)’s cessation of its series of anti-governmental protests to offer co-operation in the Political Party Talks
 
     
 
The Government has welcomed Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on having ceased its series of anti-governmental protests to offer co-operation in the Political Party Talks.
 
 
    7 August, 2012
   
Cabinet formalizes the enactment of sustainable Grouper Fisheries in the Maldives
 
     
 
The Cabinet has formalized its decision to impose the enactment of sustainable Grouper Fisheries in the Maldives, and enforce the monitoring of the fishing practices involved in the trade as part of its official Sustainability Plan.
 
 
    5 August, 2012
   
Government committed to strengthening anti-human trafficking laws and policies in the country
 
     
 
Government assured its commitment to strengthen its laws and policies to address the issue of human trafficking in the country.
 
 
    3 August, 2012
   
Maldives supports UN resolution on Syria
 
     
 
The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution today expressing concern at the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in Syria. The Resolution was tabled by Saudi Arabia, and the Maldives co-sponsored and voted in favour of it.
 
 
    1 August, 2012
   
Government of Maldives response to the statement by the Government of Canada.
 
     
 
The Government of Maldives is disappointed with the way the Canadian Government has reacted to the demonstrations being staged in Male’ by the MDP since 8 July. The Statement is misleading and represents the interests of one party.
 
 
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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