The Government of Maldives wishes to assure the international community that despite the declaration of the State of Emergency onĀ 5 February 2018, no curfew has been imposed and general movement of people, services and businesses will not be affected.

1. On the 1st of February 2018, by way of Court Order No. 2018/SC-SJ/01, the Supreme Court of the Maldives made the following judgement:

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom addressed the nation regarding the current situation in the Maldives.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim sends message of felicitations to The Right Honourable Winston Peters, Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand, on the joyous occasion of Waitangi Day.

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has declared State of Emergency, under Article 253 of the Constitution of the Republic of Maldives, for the next 15 days.