Maldives this week

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24 May 2022, Aishath Shaan Shakir, nominated by the President as Maldives Ambassador at Berlin, Germany, confirms endorsement by the Parliament today with 29 votes. Ms. Shakir was previously serving...

Maldives this week: 11-17 April 2022

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On 17 April, the Prosecutor General's Office appealed at the High Court the charges against two acquitted by the Criminal Court in the murder of blogger Yameen Rasheed. 

Maldives this week: 4 - 10 April 2022

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On 10 April, the Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) announced that the new seaplane terminal established at Velana International Airport will be opened on 15 May instead of in April.  

Maldives this week: 28 March - 3 April 2022

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On 3 April, the Election Commission requested the Ministry of Finance to issue MVR32.9 million from budgetary funds to the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM),...

Maldives this week: 14 - 20 March 2022

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On 20 March, Speaker of Parliament and President of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) Mohamed Nasheed alleged that the Managing Director of Fenaka Corporation [government utility company] Ahmed Saeed is...