Comparing Rilwan’s disappearance with the killing of American President John F. Kennedy, Home Minister Umar today said, “not all crimes in the world are solvable.”
“The exit permit issue has been suspended from today onwards. We will consider and address every single complaint received and look at the regulation from several perspectives before re-implementing,” explained a department official.
An agreement was signed today between Russia and Maldives for cooperation in criminal matters at a ceremony at Traders Hotel.
Presenting the 90-page draft legislation at yesterday’s sitting of parliament, PPM MP Saudhulla Hilmy explained that law would establish a legal framework and set safety standards through the ‘Maldives Building and Construction Authority.’
The Civil Court has ordered the Maldives government to pay MVR348,995,154.60 (US$22.5 million) to Dheebaja Investment Pvt Ltd within six months for the abrupt and unlawful termination of a contract to establish ferry services in four northern atolls.
Three newly planted palm trees were uprooted while the police watched on, Mayor Mohamed Shihab has said. Ruling party sources claim the opposition use the trees to curse President Abdulla Yameen.
Education Minister Dr Aishath Shiham has detailed the enhancement of Islamic education and vocational training as well as the introduction of life skills training in schools during the government’s first year in power.
Dunya noted that the agreement signed with the British in 1965 to secure independence “states in clear language that the Maldives is not obliged to consult or seek consent or approval from any other nation to implement Maldivian foreign policy.”
Presenting the 2015 state budget to parliament today, Finance Minister Jihad revealed plans to target electricity subsidies to low-income households, which he said would save 40 percent of the government’s expenditure on the subsidy.