May 14, 2018

Mr. Nirvana Chaudhary, Honorary Consul of Maldives in Kathmandu, paid farewell call on His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, today.

During the meeting held at the Ministry this morning, Minister Asim expressed his gratitude for the services extended to the Government and the people of Maldives by the Honorary Consul and wished him success in future endeavours. In particular, Minister Asim also expressed appreciation for the kind assistance extended by Mr. Chaudhary to the Maldivians in Nepal during the devastating earthquake of 25 April 2015.

Mr. Chaudhary noted his pleasure having served the Government and people of Maldives contributing to the strengthening of relations between the Maldives and Nepal.

Following the meeting, a special ceremony was held at the Ministry this morning, to present a token of appreciation to Mr. Nirvana Chaudhary, for his kind assistance rendered to the Maldivians during his tenure, in particular during the Earthquake in 2015 and the crash of US-Bangla flight recently in Nepal.

The meeting was attended by His Excellency Ahmed Sareer, Foreign Secretary, His Excellency Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary, Bilateral and Ms. Aminath Shabeena, Director, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

May 11, 2018

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has asked the Maldivian citizens, to give him a chance in the next Presidential elections to fulfill their dreams and needs. The President made this request while speaking at a function organized by the Progressive Party of Maldives, held this evening at the carnival area.

The President was accompanied at the function by First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim, Cabinet Ministers, Parliament Members and senior officials of the administration.

Highlighting that the Islamic religion had already prescribed numerous principles used in the modern day, such as the democratic system, the President spoke of the importance of the citizen having the right to decide the affairs of the State directly related to them.

President Yameen noted that every leader comes to power with the intention of fulfilling the necessities of the people while maintaining peace in the country. He further stated that if this basis was jeopardized and the leader was unable to reinstate peace in the country, the public will eventually want a change in power.

Speaking in this regard, the President shed light on the upcoming Presidential elections, and highlighted the important specifics that the people need to consider when casting the vote for President.

Furthermore, the President shed light on the development this nation has seen during the past 4 and half years, and stated that this administration has brought back hope and aspiration to the hearts of all Maldivians.

Moreover, President Yameen stated that every citizen has equal rights in this country and that every Maldivian was equal in front of the law. He further stated that the outlook of Maldives is changing, along with the views and opinions of the people, being content with hope for a brighter future.

May 09, 2018

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Narendra Modi, following the recent dust storms in various parts of India.

The President’s message reads as follows:

“It was with great shock and sadness that I learnt of the loss of innocent lives and injury to many others due to dust storms in various parts of India.

During this time of national distress, on behalf of the Government and the people of Maldives, and on my own behalf, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Your Excellency, the Government and the people of India. I pray for every success in the rescue and recovery operations, and all those affected given strength during this tragedy. The Government and the people of Maldives stand in solidarity with you and the people of India, in coming to terms with this tragedy.

Please also convey our sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families.”


May 08, 2018

Ambassador Of Maldives to India, H.E. Ahmed Mohamed called on his counterpart from Saudi Arabia, H.E. Dr. Saud Bin Mohammed A. Al Sati. in New Delhi this morning.

During the meeting held at the Saudi Arabia Embassy , both the Ambassador discussed issues of bilateral cooperation and on important global issues of mutual interest.


Ambassador Ahmed Mohamed was accompanied by Minister-Counsellor Ms. Fathimath Shafeega.






May 06, 2018

In a select media gathering at the Maldivian mission in Chennai, Mr Ahmed Mohamed, Ambassador of Maldives in India, firmly denied the charges that the Maldivians have shifted loyalty towards China for material gains and dumped long-time ‘guardian angel’ India.

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