WHO gives laboratory, cold chain equipment to Maldives to strengthen pandemic response

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has handed over the cold chain and laboratory supplies to the Maldives Ministry of Health to strengthen pandemic response and support the building of a resilient health system

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Maldives confirms new variant of COVID-19

Health officials in the Maldives confirmed the existence of the new COVID-19 mutant, saying it is one of the reasons behind the recent spike in caseload in the country

Maldives rules out border closure as Covid cases surge

The Maldives has ruled out the closure of its border for tourism as the number of COVID-19 infections saw a spike in recent weeks

Maldives kickstarts vaccination, president thanks India

Maldivian President Mohammad Ibrahim Solih Monday inaugurated the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the country. The president, his cabinet members, and the country’s chief justice were also inoculated on the first day

Maldives improves its corruption index: Transparency International

The Maldives has improved its ranking in the Corruption Percentile Index (CPI) for 2020, Sun reported

Maldives reimposes restrictions in Male amid surging COVID-19 cases

Amid the surge in COVID-19 infections in Greater Male region, health authorities reimposed restrictions on gatherings, parties among other activities, Raajje TV reported

Maldives passes bill allowing elections in health emergency

The Maldives parliament on Tuesday passed a bill that could pave the way for the country’s election commission to hold local council elections during the public health emergency, Sun reported

Syria-returnee terror suspect released in the Maldives

Maldivian authorities informed on Monday that they had released a suspected Maldivian insurgent who had returned from Syria in October last year, Rajje TV reported

Maldives president declines to be vaccinated in the UAE

Maldives President Ibrahim Muhammad Solih recently made a personal visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he reportedly declined an offer from the UAE officials to get himself vaccinated

Maldives pushes for high-speed ferry network across country

In order to strengthen the public maritime transport infrastructure, the Maldives government will soon start the work on the first phase of the Integrated National Public Ferry Network project in the country, reported Sun

Maldives to get vaccines by January end

The Maldives is likely to get its first batch of Covaxin by the month-end

Maldives’ tax collection drops 37 percent

As the COVID-19 pandemic affected three quarters of 2020, the tax collection in the Maldives saw a decline of around 37 percent in the year

Maldives defense chief tests positive for COVID-19

Major General Abdullah Samal, the chief of Maldives National Defense Forces (MNDF), has tested positive for COVID-19, Rajje Tv reported

Special session of Maldives parliament to facilitate local council elections

The Maldives government called a special session of parliament on 13 January to pass necessary amendments that would allow the country to hold local council elections even in a state of a public health emergency

Maldives to resume ties with Qatar

A day after the Saudi Arabia-led alliance ended the standoff with Qatar, the Maldives decided to reinstate full diplomatic relations with Qatar

Maldives president on unofficial trip to Dubai

Maldives President Mohammad Solih is on an unofficial visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a report on Rajje tv



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