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  • Chinese tourist passes away in Sri Lanka

    Chinese tourist passes away in Sri Lanka

    The Chinese tourist who had sustained serious injuries from an accident in Male city has passed away, whilst being treated at Sri Lanka.

    September 25, 2014
  • Maldives joins 21st Century MSR

    Maldives joins 21st Century MSR

    Maldives government, on Monday, expressed their support for the proposal put forward by Chinese President Xi Jinpping to establish the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR), and said they were prepared to actively participate and provide relevant cooperation in the project.

    September 15, 2014
  • President Xi arrives in Maldives

    President Xi arrives in Maldives

    Chinese President Xi Jinping, First Lady Peng Liyuan and a high level delegation of government officials arrived at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) at 5:30 pm, Sunday.

    September 14, 2014
  • Maldives-Lanka sub commission to be created

    Maldives-Lanka sub commission to be created

    Foreign Minister Dhunya Maumoon said on Friday that a sub commission was to be established to maintain bilateral relations between Maldives and Sri Lanka.

    September 13, 2014
  • Hospital rates to be dropped for Maldivians

    Hospital rates to be dropped for Maldivians

    Discussions were held between Maldivian and Sri Lankan government to reduce the rates for health services provided to Maldivians in Sri Lankan hospitals.

    September 10, 2014
  • Maldives to deny Lanka’s request

    Maldives to deny Lanka’s request

    Fisheries Ministry said on Wednesday that the government would not grant Sri Lankan vessels permission to cross Maldivian territorial waters without any prior request to do so.

    September 10, 2014
  • Delegation departs, Joint Commission meeting

    Delegation departs, Joint Commission meeting

    A high level government delegation departed to Sri Lanka on Tuesday to attend a Maldives-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.

    September 10, 2014
  • Chinese president to visit Maldives on Sunday

    Chinese president to visit Maldives on Sunday

    Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to start his trip to South Asia with a visit to Maldives next Sunday.

    September 10, 2014
  • Dhivehi and Islam to be taught in Trivandrum

    Dhivehi and Islam to be taught in Trivandrum

    Education Minister Dr Aishath Shiham said on Monday that arrangements were being made to teach Islam and Dhivehi Language in Trivandrum, India, which hosts the second largest number of Maldivians living abroad.

    September 09, 2014
  • Sri Lanka overpower Pakistan to win ODI

    Sri Lanka overpower Pakistan to win ODI

    DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, Aug 30, 2014 (AFP) - Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan hit an unbeaten 50 as Sri Lanka trounced Pakistan by seven wickets in the final one-dayer on Saturday to clinch the series 2-1.

    August 30, 2014
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