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    31 January, 2013
   
US Ambassador pays courtesy call on President Waheed
 
     
 
Ambassador of the United States accredited to the Maldives Ms Michele J. Sison has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed. The meeting was held this morning at the President’s Office.
 
 
    31 January, 2013
   
US Deputy Assistant Secretaries visit Maldives
 
     
 
The Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Mr James Moore and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Ms Jane Zimmerman undertook an official visit to the Maldives on 31 January 2013.
 
 
    29 January, 2013
   
Cabinet Decides on Austerity Measures
 
     
 
The cabinet has decided to take austerity measures to manage the budget that was passed by the People’s Majlis for this year. The cabinet took the decision after discussing a paper submitted by the Ministry of Finance and Treasury.
 
 
    29 January, 2013
   
Commonwealth Secretary General’s special envoy Sir Donald McKinnon has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed. At the meeting held at the President’s Office this morning, President Waheed said that the government’s top priority for this year was the presidential elect
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has urged to adopt energy efficient and environmentally friendly construction practices in the Maldives. The President made this statement while speaking at the opening ceremony of ‘BuildExpo 2012/2013’ that began today in Dharubaaruge.
 
 
    27 January, 2013
   
Commonwealth Secretary-General’s special envoy Don McKinnon calls on the President
 
     
 
Commonwealth Secretary General’s special envoy Sir Donald McKinnon has paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    26 January, 2013
   
Income disparity between the rich and poor has increased in the Maldives: President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today said even though the revenue of the country has doubled within the past 10 years, the reality is that the income disparity between the rich and poor has increased.
 
 
    26 January, 2013
   
Political Rivalry During the Upcoming Presidential Elections Should Not Hinder the Developmental Efforts: President Waheed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has urged the people of the Maldives, not to allow the political rivalry during the presidential elections to hinder the developmental efforts of the country.
 
 
    26 January, 2013
   
Commonwealth Special Envoy calls on Foreign Minister
 
     
 
The Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the Commonwealth to the Maldives, Sir Don McKinnon called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah today.
 
 
    25 January, 2013
   
President appeals for vigilance in ensuring fair governance in the country
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has appealed to all authoritative institutions and personnel in the government, to be vigilant of a system that would ensure a just, fair and equitable governance in the Maldives.
 
 
    24 January, 2013
   
Supplementary Budget Will Be Presented To People’s Majlis Mid This Year: President Waheed
 
     
 
Addressing the people of Hen’badhoo of Noonu Atoll on Thursday, President Dr Mohamed Waheed announced that a supplementary budget would be presented to the People’s Majlis mid this year.
 
 
    23 January, 2013
   
Maldives reiterates commitment to improving women’s rights
 
     
 
The Maldives reiterated its commitment to promote and protect the rights of women, at the United Nations today.
 
 
    22 January, 2013
   
Cabinet Decides to Implement the Action Plan on Maldives Biosphere Reserve
 
     
 
Cabinet has decided to implement the Action Plan on making the Maldives a Biosphere Reserve, prepared by the Ministry of Environment and Energy.
 
 
    22 January, 2013
   
President Sends Message of Congratulations to US President
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has sent a message of congratulations to President of the United State of America Barack Obama, following his second inauguration as the 44th President of the United States.
 
 
    21 January, 2013
   
Foreign Minister meets Japanese Ambassador
 
     
 
His Excellency Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, met with His Excellency Mr. Nobuhito Hobo, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Maldives today.
 
 
    20 January, 2013
   
President Decides Government and Security Officials will not attend Oversight Committee Meetings
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has decided that members of the Cabinet, officials of the security forces, and senior officials of the government will not attend the People’s Majlis Committee on Oversight of the Government.
 
 
    20 January, 2013
   
UN Resident Coordinator pays farewell call on Foreign Minister
 
     
 
The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in the Maldives, Mr. Andrew Cox paid his farewell call on Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah today.
 
 
    17 January, 2013
   
Maldives Elected as Vice Chair of the Assembly of IRENA
 
     
 
Maldives has been elected as the Vice Chair of the Assembly of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
 
 
    17 January, 2013
   
President Ratifies State Business Privatization Bill
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today ratified the State Business Privatization Bill passed by the People’s Majlis on December 27, 2012. Following the ratification, the State Business Privatization Act has been published in the government Gazette today.
 
 
    17 January, 2013
   
New Ambassador of Maldives presents Credentials to Chinese President
 
     
 
The new Ambassador of Maldives to China, H. E. Mr. Mohamed Rasheed, presented his Letter of Credence to the President of the Peoples Republic of China, H. E. Mr. Hu Jintao.
 
 
    17 January, 2013
   
Ministry Conducts a Training Programme for Media
 
     
 
Ministry of Foreign Affairs has conducted a training programme on media coverage on Human Trafficking issue.
 
 
    15 January, 2013
   
Vice Prime Minister of Mauritius calls on the President
 
     
 
Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, Xavier Luc Duval paid a courtesy call on President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
 
 
    15 January, 2013
   
New Ambassador of Maldives presents Credentials to President Obama
 
     
 
The new Ambassador of the Maldives to the United States, H. E. Mr. Ahmed Sareer, presented his Letter of Credence to the President of the United States of America, H. E. Mr. Barack Obama. The ceremony was held today at the White House.
 
 
    15 January, 2013
   
Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius meets with Foreign Minister
 
     
 
The Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, His Excellency Xavier Luc Duval met with His Excellency Dr. Abdul Samad Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, today.
 
 
    14 January, 2013
   
President Urges to Strengthen National Character and Revive the Spirit of Nationhood
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has called on all Maldivians to strengthen national character and revive the spirit of nationhood. He made this appeal in his address to the nation on the occasion of National Day.
 
 
    13 January, 2013
   
Maldives forced to think about and take steps against changes to national character – President
 
     
 
President Mohamed Waheed has said Maldives is forced to think about and take measures against the changes that the “national character” is undergoing.
 
 
    9 January, 2013
   
Maldives steps up anti-trafficking efforts: Launches The Blue Ribbon Campaign
 
     
 
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched an assertive campaign to counter the issue of human trafficking in the Maldives.
 
 
    7 January, 2013
   
Maldives Commits to Core ILO legal Standards
 
     
 
The Maldives has ratified the eight core conventions of the International Labour Organisation.
 
 
    7 January, 2013
   
Economic Freedom is Intertwined with Democratic Freedoms: Vice President
 
     
 
Vice President Mohamed Waheed Deen has said that freedom in a real democracy is intertwined with economic freedom.
 
 
    3 January, 2013
   
Maldives becomes a State Party to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
 
     
 
The Maldives has acceded to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) on 12 December 2012.
 
 
    3 January, 2013
   
President Meets Malaysian Foreign Minister
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today met with the Malaysian Foreign Minister Dato' Sri Anifah Aman.
 
 
    1 January, 2013
   
President meets with former Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr Mahathir Mohamed
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has today met with Dr Mahathir Mohamed, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia.
 
 
    1 January, 2013
   
President extends New Year greeting to the people
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has conveyed greetings to the people of the Maldives on the New Year
 
 
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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