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    31 October, 2013
   
President Waheed Denies UNHCR’s Allegations that the Maldives’ Supreme Court and Government were Subverting the Democratic Process
 
     
 
In a statement issued today, President Dr. Mohamed Waheed has denied the UNHCR’s allegations that the Maldives’ Supreme Court and Government were subverting the democratic process.
 
 
    29 October, 2013
   
Government of Maldives condemns the damage done to Indian High Commissioner’s car
 
     
 
n a statement issued on Tuesday by the President’s Office, the government of Maldives has strongly condemned the damage done to the car of Indian High Commissioner to Maldives Rajeev Shahare
 
 
    28 October, 2013
   
President welcomes agreement reached between three candidates to have elections before 11 November
 
     
 
In a statement issued today, President Dr Mohamed Waheed has welcomed the agreement reached between three presidential candidates to have the elections before 11 November.
 
 
    23 October, 2013
   
President requests the People’s Majlis to find a solution to legal issues that will arise if a new president is not elected by the end of the current presidential term
 
     
 
In a letter to the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, President Dr Mohamed Waheed has requested the People's Majlis to take initiative in finding a solution to any legal issues that will arise if a new president is not elected by the end of the current term.
 
 
    22 October, 2013
   
President Dr Waheed has said that “not having an elected President by the end of the current term is not in the interests of the Maldivian State and the Maldivian people”.
 
     
 
Speaking at a Press conference on 21st October 2013, the President Dr Waheed has noted that not having an elected President by the end of the current term is not in the interests of the Maldivian State and the Maldivian people.
 
 
    21 October, 2013
   
President Stresses the Importance of having a New President Elected when the Current Presidential Term Ends
 
     
 
President Dr. Mohamed Waheed has said it was in the best interest of the Maldivian people and the nation as a whole, to have a new president elected when the current term ends.
 
 
    20 October, 2013
   
The President Urges to Hold the Election as soon as possible
 
     
 
President Dr. Mohamed Waheed has expressed concern that the presidential election could not be held as scheduled. The President reiterated full assurance to extend all his support and whatever assistance to the Election Commission to hold a free, fair and inclusive election...
 
 
    19 October, 2013
   
The President Urges to Hold the Election on 26 October
 
     
 
President Dr. Mohamed Waheed is concerned that the presidential election could not be held as scheduled.
 
 
    18 October, 2013
   
President requests the Elections Commission to hold dialogue with the candidates to overcome differences
 
     
 
President of Maldives, Dr. Mohamed Waheed has requested the President of the Elections Commission Mr. Fuwad Thaufeeq to hold dialogue with the candidates or their representatives in order to overcome the differences over holding of the presidential election, scheduled for tomorrow, 19 October 2013.
 
 
    18 October, 2013
   
President Waheed urges all concerned to extend full cooperation to the Elections Commission
 
     
 
President Dr. Mohamed Waheed today called on all concerned to extend full cooperation and assistance to ensure that presidential election is held as scheduled on Saturday, 19 October 2013.
 
 
    15 October, 2013
   
President Waheed addresses the nation on Eid-al-Adha
 
     
 
President Dr Mohamed Waheed has reaffirmed that he would not back a particular candidate in the Presidential Elections to be held on 19 October, as all the candidates had his support. He said all Maldivians, including himself, would share the success of the winning candidate.
 
 
    12 October, 2013
   
Maldives President Withdraws His Candidacy
 
     
 
President Waheed has decided to withdraw his candidacy from the Presidential Election scheduled to be held on 19 October 2013, following the decision of the Supreme Court to nullify the first round of the election, which was held on 7 September.
 
 
    11 October, 2013
   
President Waheed Condemns Efforts to stop former President Nasheed from Running for President of Maldives
 
     
 
President Dr. Mohamed Waheed has condemned efforts by individuals to stop former President Mohamed Nasheed from running for Office of President of Maldives.
 
 
    8 October, 2013
   
Supreme Court Annuls the First Round of the Presidential Election
 
     
 
The Supreme Court of the Maldives has just announced its verdict on the case filed by the leader of the Jumhooree Party (JP) of Maldives, Mr. Qasim Ibrahim alleging serious irregularities in the first round of the Presidential Election that was held on 7th September 2013
 
 
    7 October, 2013
   
Acting Foreign Minister Shakeela condemns the attack on Raajje TV
 
     
 
cting Minister of Foreign affairs, Dr Mariyam Shakeela has condemned the attack on Raajje TV. Speaking at the Ministry she noted that the alleged arson attack on Raajje TV in the early hours of the morning of 7th October, Monday was a timid and cowardly attack that may lead to further escalation...
 
 
    7 October, 2013
   
President Condemns Attacks on Private Property
 
     
 
A private television channel, Raajje TV, as well as a computer show room at the B.K.T Building in Male’, was set ablaze in the early hours of today. A statement released from the President today, has strongly condemned this act...
 
 
    6 October, 2013
   
Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Calls on International Community to Exercise Patience
 
     
 
The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives, Dr Mariyam Shakeela today called on external parties to exercise maximum patience and calm as the Maldives is going through its Constitutional process of holding presidential election, the first round of which was held on 7 September 2013.
 
 
    1 October, 2013
   
Maldives Calls for Non-Interference in Internal Affairs of Sovereign States
 
     
 
The Maldives calls for non-interference in internal affairs of sovereign states. The call was made by Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mariyam Shakeela while addressing the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly today.
 
 
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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