Police discovered six foreign workers locked in a house after being accused of refusing to work and attempting to “flee”.
The MDP has claimed that after reintroducing the guesthouse concept to the Maldives after coming to office in 2008, the party’s latest manifesto gives further importance to grow mid-market tourism – said to be vital in tackling a “total disconnect” between the lucrative island resort model and local people.
GMR’s lender Axis Bank has announced its intention to seek a repayment of loans taken out for the airport project, which were guaranteed by the Ministry of Finance and approved by the AG’s Office under the former government.
Indian security agencies are concerned about increased Chinese participation in neighboring countries’ communication satellite projects, according to various Indian media outlets.
The regulation requires any joint venture partner working with the state on a tourism projects to have a minimum financial worth of US$300 million and make a minimum initial capital investment of at least US$100 million.
The Maldives is at risk of losing its dolphin safe tuna certification and fishing vessels will be banned from delivering tuna for export if they participate in sea turtle killing.
Under proposed amendments, early withdrawals could be justified on the basis of funding a Hajj pilgrimage, undertaking higher education, property building, seeking medical treatment abroad or establishing a businesses.
Police meanwhile revealed they became aware of the Artur brothers presence in the Maldives in January, and launched an investigation to determine if they had been conducting any illegal activities in the country.
“It is not an official hearing of the arbitration case. It is a hearing in which a date for the commencement of the hearings would be agreed and to agree as to how the case should proceed. Decisions concerning how the proceedings should take place will be agreed,” said Deputy Solicitor General Ahmed Usham.