The screening – which saw the participation of 6,331 students currently attending Grade 1 – concluded that 1,650 students have had extensive oral and dental problems.
State prosecutors have claimed the Criminal Court’s decision to throw out terrorism charges against 89 individuals was unlawful and have asked the High Court to overturn the court’s decision.
MDP’s national executive council has rejected MDP MP ‘Mavota’ Shareef’s amendments to reduce the number of Supreme Court judges from seven to five. Opposition leader Nasheed has described the amendments as an attempt to fit the bench into President Yameen’s fist.
Former Auditor General (AG) Niyaz Ibrahim has requested the High Court to declare the People’s Majlis’ decision to reappoint a new AG as unconstitutional.
Foreign terrorist organisations are planning to overthrow President Abdulla Yameen’s government with help from elements of the police and military, former President Mohamed Nasheed has claimed.
“Maldives will not allow Maldivians to go and fight in foreign wars,” Islamic Minister Dr Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed told parliament today.
Within an hour of winning unanimous cross-party support in the Majlis, Ziyath was handed the letter of appointment by President Yameen at a function held at the President’s Office.
“Abdulla Mohamed has decided the case is invalid,” said the former president, suggesting the PG’s re-submission is “an affront to the rule of law and courts”.
“Western governments and international institutions not only keep on issuing public statements and reports on the Maldives, they would go whatever length it takes to portray the Maldives as not-so-sunny side of life to the potential investors,” Adam claimed in a speech delivered at the Berlin Economic Forum on November 9.