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India extends US$ 500 mln financial package for development of second overwater bridge

The Foreign Ministry has announced that the Government of India is providing a financial package of 500 million US Dollars for the Greater Malé Connectivity Project

ADB provides funding for waste conversion to energy project

The Asian Development Bank has provided the Maldives with USD 73 million to establish a treatment facility that will incorporate waste to energy technology of WTE

Second term of schools to be commenced in January

The second term of schools in the Maldives for 2020 will commence in January 2021 and end in June

COVID-19: Testing arranged for tourists staying on liveaboards

Arrangements have been made to facilitate COVID-19 testing for tourists staying on liveaboard vessels prior to their departure

'This is a drama to gain the support of India'

Mahibadhoo MP Ahmed Thariq has criticized the Speaker for “playing” a drama inside the parliament. MP Thariq was speaking in today’s parliamentary session where the whole house was debating on the debt of the state

Commission to regulate Maldivian media by government, parliament proposes

The Parliament’s Committee on Independent Institutions has advised the Attorney General’s Office to formulate a bill that would grant power to the government and parliament to regulate media outlets in the Maldives in the form of a media commission

COVID-19: With 129 new infections, active cases surpass 2,000

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Saturday, announced 129 additional cases of the new coronavirus, increasing confirmed coronavirus cases in the Maldives to 4,898

COVID-19: Cases identified from seven resorts since border reopening

The Health Protection Agency, HPA on Friday said nine resort workers and six tourists have tested positive for COVID-19 since the Maldives reopened its borders on July 15

Maldivian president conveys condolences following India plane crash

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has offered his condolences to the families of those affected after a special return flight for Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic skidded off a hilltop runway and cracked into two while landing in heavy rain in Kerala

State of public health emergency extended in the Maldives

The Minister of Health has extended the duration of the State of Public Health Emergency declared in the Maldives

Maldives suffers quarterly loss in GDP growth rate

The Maldives’ GDP showed a negative 5.9 percent growth during the first quarter of the current year, statistics have shown

Morocco offers 15 more annual scholarships to Maldivian students

The Moroccan government has increased scholarships granted for young Maldivian students to pursue higher education in Moroccan universities and government institutions

Government plans to extend provision of income support for next three months

The Maldives government is preparing for a situation where an adequate number of tourists do not visit the tourism dependent island nation in the coming months

Maldives records highest global COVID-19 cases per capita: Our World in Data

Maldives, on Thursday, recorded the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases confirmed per capita in the entire globe

Challenging six months ahead, warns Maldivian minister

Economic Minister Fayyaz Ismail has warned that the next six months would be challenging for the Maldives

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