Waheed highlighted the importance of universal participation in the reduction of crime in the country while claiming that some individuals were trying to incite unrest and violence by holding protests on the streets.
“Maldives will not allow Maldivians to go and fight in foreign wars,” Islamic Minister Dr Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed told parliament today.
The donation – raised through Cluster General Manager Torsten Richter’s participation in an Iron Man competition – represents the biggest corporate social responsibility project in the company’s history.
A Flyme aircraft has made an emergency landing at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport at 11:49pm on Saturday after the pilot received a bomb threat, the MNDF has confirmed. All 11 passengers and three crew members are safe.
Vote buying in the Maldives had assumed “alarming proportions” and “if not addressed threatens to undermine the democratic process in the country,” IFES said.
“Two individuals may jointly apply for loans to start up their businesses under this scheme,” the President’s Office explained, with recipients granted soft loans and technical assistance through business incubation programmes.
Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Nazim claimed that the benefit to the domestic economy as a result of deporting the illegal immigrants was worth US$24 million a year.
Preliminary results from the 2014 census show the Maldivian population has grown by 14.1 percent since 2006, with foreigners – not included in the last census – making up 14.6 percent of the total.
Continuing its assessment of the proposed 2015 budget, the Maldivian Democratic Party’s education and training committee said the budget was poorly structured and included unnecessary new personnel.