Following pressure from conservative groups, President Abdulla Yameen has assured that creative arts – including music and dance – will not be compulsory in schools from next year onward.
President Yameen returned the amendment bill for reconsideration by parliament citing inconsistencies with the Constitution and the Pre-schools Act.
The Cancer Society of Maldives will continue to raise awareness of the disease, which Aasandha usage statistics show is the most common form of cancer in the country.
The Adhaalath Party is working ceaselessly to ensure that music and dance are not taught as compulsory subjects in the new education curriculum next year, Sheikh Imran Abdulla has declared.
Police have confirmed receiving a case of a family of four leaving for jihad. Local media report that 23-year-old Ahsan Ibrahim left with his wife, mother, and 10-year-old sister.
The Supreme Court has enacted new regulations on enforcing flogging sentences, specifying conditions and criteria for meting out the Islamic Sharia punishment.
“There is no prison in the world from which someone or the other has not escaped from. The strength of a prison system is in how quickly we recapture escapees and return them to their cells,” Naseer told TVM.
“This is just the first donation of a US$4 million full amount from the Saudi Prince. We are told that we would receive the rest of the amount as construction of the mosques goes forward,” Dr Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed told Minivan News.
The Ministry of Law and Gender has stated that it is currently working on providing clean water to the Centre for People with Special Needs based in Guraidhoo through the local water supply plant.