The Ministry of Health has identified salaries and staff safety as the key issues driving “shortages” in the number of trained medical staff coming from abroad to work at hospitals in the Maldives.
Inmates in Maafushi Prison have petitioned President Dr Waheed over poor conditions inside the biggest prison in the Maldives.
“Engagement between national governments and international actors should not undermine national jurisdiction and the court system of any country, especially relating to ongoing cases,” the government contended.
While Male’ City Council has claimed to have addressed concerns about a build up of trash in the capital, the Environment Ministry has said it has yet to reach an agreement on renegotiating a “permanent” alternate waste management solution.
“When people say, ‘jihadis,’ we’re scared, damn scared,” President’s Office Spokesperson Masood Imad told the Oregonian newspaper. “It’s going to hurt our economy.”
The passenger on the motorcycle was also arrested, but was released by the Criminal Court when police sought to extend his detention.
Less than a week after the bombing, US$750 was allegedly wired from Khan to one of Ali Jaleel’s wives in the Maldives from an Oregon store, according to an FBI statement.
The 13 students participating in the first IHG Academy batch will complete six months of training before graduating on December 31, 2013.
High-end luxury tour operator Hayes & Javis – part of the TUI group which also includes Thomson Holidays – has reported a 35 percent slump in bookings to the Maldives.