The Malé City Council said the ACC has not conducted a proper investigation into the council’s agreement with GoMedia and said the ACC is not authorized to terminate a contract as per a September 2013 Supreme Court ruling.
Opposition Leader Mohamed Nasheed has backed Gasim Ibrahim for the Speaker of the People’s Majlis. But the ruling PPM which holds a majority in the Majlis believes a Speaker must come from within its ranks.
After the release of 44 individuals last night, there are currently 32 men in police custody. Female detainees who were transferred to house arrest have now been released.
The Ciivl Court has ordered the reinstatement of a police officer who was dismissed for allegedly attempting to modify witness statements.
Shafaz must return from medical treatment in Sri Lanka by May 20, Home Minister Umar Naseer has said.
EPA Director General Ibrahim Naeem said the agency is currently investigating violations of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) terms during the dredging, including failure to build a “bund wall” to contain excess dredge spillage into the ocean.
Amendments have been proposed to the Fiscal Responsibility Act to remove government borrowing limits from the central bank and allow the president to delay enforcement of some provisions of the law up to 36 months.
Opposition MP Rozaina Adam – chair of the committee that evaluated the sexual harassment bill – told Minivan News that while the passage of the legislation was a positive step, there was still a lot of work to be done on combating the internalised effects of sexual harassment.
The MP for Feydhoo alleged at the last sitting of the 17th People’s Majlis that senior government officials were involved in his stabbing in February.