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  • MDP re-sends Rilwan case to 241 Committee

    MDP re-sends Rilwan case to 241 Committee

    Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) sent the case of missing Minivan News journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdhulla, for a second time, to Majlis Security Services Committee (Article 241).

    September 01, 2014
  • No disputes at top, this time:  Ali Waheed

    No disputes at top, this time: Ali Waheed

    Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) chairperson Ali Waheed said on Sunday that though there were conflicts in the duties of MDP president and chairperson, there would not be disputes at the top of the party pyramid, this time.

    August 31, 2014
  • Ready to do anything to find Rilwan: MDP

    Ready to do anything to find Rilwan: MDP

    New Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) VP Mohamed Shifaz said the party would do all they could to find Ahmed Rilwan Abdhulla, 28, the Minivan News journalist missing since 8th August.

    August 31, 2014
  • Nasheed remains MDP President

    Nasheed remains MDP President

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed has been effortlessly elected as President of the biggest political opposition, Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) while former Thoddoo MP Ali Waheed has been elected Chairperson, on Friday night.

    August 30, 2014
  • SEZ bill approved, 6 revisions

    SEZ bill approved, 6 revisions

    The Special Economic Zones (SEZ) was approved by Majlis Wednesday night, along with six amendments.

    August 28, 2014
  • Majlis meeting to continue for SEZ revisions

    Majlis meeting to continue for SEZ revisions

    Tuesday’s Majlis plenary meeting is to continue until members finish proposing amendments to Special Economic Zones (SEZ) bill.

    August 26, 2014
  • Amendments will destroy decentralization: MPs

    Amendments will destroy decentralization: MPs

    Opposition members spoke against the bill proposed by pro government Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) member and Vilufushi MP, Riyaz Rasheed, saying that the amendments to Decentralization Act had been proposed with the purpose of diminishing the power of councils and “destroying” it.

    August 20, 2014
  • Health service bill needs amendments: Nashid

    Health service bill needs amendments: Nashid

    Ahmed Nashid (ADK Nashid), the owner of the biggest private hospital in Maldives, said that the Health Services bill proposed by the government to the Majlis could prove disruptive to the health sector, if it were to be approved, unrevised.

    August 19, 2014
  • PMs voice concern over Rilwan’s disappearance

    PMs voice concern over Rilwan’s disappearance

    Parliament members have voiced their concern over the case of Rilwan Abdhulla, the Minivan News journalist who has been missing for over a week, at the Majlis plenary meeting held Tuesday.

    August 19, 2014
  • Witness reports indicate abduction: Minivan

    Witness reports indicate abduction: Minivan

    Minivan News reported Monday night that two men had witnessed a man being abducted and taken away in a vehicle, near Rilwan’s apartment in Hulhumale’, the night he had disappeared.

    August 19, 2014
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