16 January 2015, Male’, Ref: 24/2016

The Government of the Republic of Maldives has granted permission to Former President Mohamed Nasheed to travel to the United Kingdom to undertake a surgery at his request. Mr. Nasheed is currently serving a 13-year jail sentence for abducting a sitting judge.

Male', 14, January 2016, Ref 17/2016 

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a message of sympathy ‎to the President of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, following the bomb blast in Jakarta.

14 January 2016,Ref:18/2016 

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has stated that countries of this region can work together to stop terrorism. The President stated this during a courtesy call made by Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Mr. Mangala Samaraweera and Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mr. Ravi Karunanayake at the President’s Office on Thursday morning.

14 January 2016, Ref: 19/2016 

His Excellency Mr. Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther, Ambassador of Norway to the Republic of Maldives, has called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Dunya Maumoon.

03 June 2015; Please find below a statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Dunya Maumoon.

“I am concerned about the reaction by some foreign Governments regarding some judicial trials in the Maldives, including the trial of the leader of the Islamic religious party of the Maldives. Rest assured the Government will not intervene in the judicial process of the country.

Justice will be served as per our laws and the Constitution of the Maldives. Criminal activities and incitement to violence will not be condoned”.