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  • Minister Shainee to receive survey results

    Minister Shainee to receive survey results

    Fisheries Minister Mohamed Shainee left to Germany on Tuesday night to receive the full results of a survey into the prospects of Maldives having oil fields.

    9 hrs ago
  • Independence Day budget set at 150 mln

    Independence Day budget set at 150 mln

    The government’s colourful and lavish celebrations for Maldives’ 50th Independence Day have thus far cost the State about MVR 130 million, said Finance Minister Abdulla Jihad.

    • 10 hrs ago
  • Youth to rally against foreign ownership bill

    Youth to rally against foreign ownership bill

    A young group of Maldivians has called on authorities to ask for a public referendum on Bill 251, a recent amendment to the constitution allowing foreign investors to own land in the country, and announced a rally against it.

    • 12 hrs ago