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Muizzu: Land being sold to enrich the people's reserve
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Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu has said that sale of land from Malé City was opened to enrich the people's reserve. In a tweet sent out today saying that sales were open within the law. Housing Ministry has opened sales on a number of lands in the capital.
Evaluations begin for SATA 2017
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Evaluations have begun for the South Asian Travel Awards 2017. Evaluations began at Champa Central Hotel this Wednesday and will end on Saturday, August 19. The judges will be evaluating nominations from Maldives at Champa Central Hotel. Evaluation of brands nominated from other South Asian
Neeza nominated as Governor of MMA
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Neeza Imad from M. Luxlin in Male’ City has been nominated as the new Governor of Maldives Monetary Authority by President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. Spokesperson at President’s Office, Ibrahim Muaz Ali has confirmed Neeza’s nomination has been submitted to the People’s Majlis for
Yonder Music app introduced featuring Maldivian music
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Dhiraagu and Yonder Music have introduced the Yonder Music mobile application to Maldives. The app, which features over 20 million songs will also include Maldivian music. The app was launched in a function held at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa last Tuesday night by CEO of Yonder
Azeema resigns as Governor of MMA
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Dr. Azeema Adam has resigned from her post as Governor of central bank, Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA). Dr. Azeema announced her resignation in a function held at MMA this Wednesday morning. She said she and her family were moving out of the country as her husband has been appointed the
90 percent of Maldivian flights full for Eid holidays
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With high demand for domestic and international travel for the Eid al-Adha holidays after the Hajj Pilgrimage, the national airline Maldivian has declared 90 percent of their flights for the holidays. While the number of Maldivians traveling abroad for their holidays increasing, there are a
New IGMH complex named “Dharumavantha Hospital”
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The government has made the decision to name the new 25-story Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital as “Dharumavantha Hospital.” Though the government has not yet officially revealed the name of the new complex, President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom during his speech at the inauguration of
President: No option for Adeeb but to return funds to State
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Former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor – serving 33 years in prison for embezzlement and terrorism – has no option left to return the funds he owes to the State, says President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. Speaking during the inauguration of Progressive Party of Maldives’
Mauroof: President has proved himself capable of heading a coalition government
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has proved himself more than capable of heading a coalition government, says Deputy Leader of Maldives Development Alliance, Kendhikulhudhoo MP Ali Mauroof. Mauroof made the comment during the inauguration of Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM)’s new hall,
New PPM Hall opens in Malé City
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PPM has opened a large campaign hall for the political party at the former Sinamaale land by the name of "Rumaalu 2" (2 of Diamonds) The new PPM Hall was opened by the President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. The opening ceremony of the "Rumaalu 2" hall wsa attended by the First Lady, State
SATA evaluations to begin at Central Hotel on Wednesday
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Evaluations of the nominees for the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA), a High Rise event, has been set to begin this week. Sales and Marketing Manager of High Rise, Mariyam Maisha Shujaau said that the evaluations will begin on 16 August, Wednesday, at Champaa Central Hotel. After which the
2 escaped detainees found
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Two of the five detainees who escaped from Hulhumale’ Detention Center on August 10 have been captured. The five detainees – of Bangladeshi nationality – had escaped after cutting through the fence of the detention center. Information officer at Maldives Correctional Service, Ahmed
Faris’ bribery case sent for prosecution
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The case of alleged attempt by Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon to bribe fellow parliamentarians has been sent to Prosecutor General’s Office. An official from PG’s Office confirmed the case is currently under review by the office. Faris was taken into police custody in connection with the
Corrections’ Superintendent Asif suspended
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A senior officer of Maldives Correctional Service, Superintendent Mohamed Asif has been suspended. The suspension has been confirmed to “Sun” by a reliable source; but MCS has not provided any clarification regarding the reason for his suspension. Asif, who has 10-years of experience at
Cases against 12 MPs sent for prosecution
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Cases against 12 parliamentarians for breaking through police lines and entering People’s Majlis on July 24 have been sent to the Prosecutor General’s Office. This was confirmed to “Sun” by an official at PG’s Office. The 12 MPs are: 1. North Henveyru MP Abdulla
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