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  • Road jurisdiction changed, Council uninformed

    Road jurisdiction changed, Council uninformed

    The Male’ City Council has not been informed of the Cabinet's decision to place Male’ City’s roads under the jurisdiction of the central government, said Male’ City Mayor Mohamed Shihab.

    November 19, 2014
  • "Night Market will be held as per agreement"

    "Night Market will be held as per agreement"

    Male City Mayor Mohamed Shihab said on Wednesday that the Night Market would be held on December as per agreement with Go Media, despite government transferring right to issue permits to conduct Night Market over to Economic Ministry.

    November 19, 2014
  • 'Ministry takes road, Council has clean-up'

    'Ministry takes road, Council has clean-up'

    Even though the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure had moved the roads of Male’ City to under its jurisdiction, the Male’ City Council is still left with cleaning the city streets, said Deputy Mayor Shifa Mohamed.

    November 13, 2014
  • 'No case against MRDC for cutting down trees'

    'No case against MRDC for cutting down trees'

    Police have informed Male’ City Council that no measures would be taken against Maldives Road Development Corporation (MRDC) for uprooting the areca palms planted by the City Council last week on the main street of the capital, Male’ – Majeedhee Magu.

    November 10, 2014
  • ‘Gov decision to take over streets, lawful'

    ‘Gov decision to take over streets, lawful'

    Attorney General’s Office stated on Saturday that Cabinet’s decision to take over maintenance of the streets of the capital, Male’ had been in accordance with Decentralization Act, and in accordance with proper legal procedure.

    November 09, 2014
  • ‘Cabinet decision, in violation of law'

    ‘Cabinet decision, in violation of law'

    Former People’s Majlis Speaker, North Henveyru MP Abdulla Shahid said on Saturday that government’s decision to take authority to maintain the streets from Male’ City Council was in violation of Decentralization Act.

    November 08, 2014
  • Trees being planted in violation of gov order

    Trees being planted in violation of gov order

    Male’ City Council have started planting trees on the streets of Male’, in violation of direct orders by Housing Ministry not to do so without gaining prior permission from the ministry.

    November 05, 2014
  • Nasheed names cops who ‘cut down the trees'

    Nasheed names cops who ‘cut down the trees'

    Former Maldivian President and opposition – Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Tuesday announced names of some policemen who he alleges to have been involved in cutting down the trees on Majeedhi Magu, Male’, last Thursday night.

    October 28, 2014
  • Council collect info on trees being cut down

    Council collect info on trees being cut down

    Male’ City Council said on Monday that they were collecting information related to betel trees planted on Majeedhee Magu - part of a green initiative - being cut down by a group of masked men, and appealed for anyone with information to contact the council.

    October 27, 2014
  • "No police involvement in cutting down trees"

    "No police involvement in cutting down trees"

    Police said on Saturday that they weren’t in any way involved in cutting down areca palms or betel trees planted by City Council on main street of capital, Male’ – Majeedhee Magu.

    October 25, 2014
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