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Preliminary debate held for Bill on Maldives Media Commission and Bill on Amendment to Maldives Banking Act (No 24/2010)

November 12, 2018

At the Seventh Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held today, preliminary debate was held for two Bills. Six Members spoke during time allocated for debate on the Bill on Maldives Media Commission tabled on behalf of the Government by Jaufar Dawood, MP for Ungoofaaru No Member spoke during time allocated for […]

Bill to repeal the Act on Defamation and Freedom of Speech accepted for Majlis consideration

November 12, 2018

At the Seventh Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held today, the Bill to repeal the Act on Defamation and Freedom of Speech (Act No. 15/2016), proposed by Abdulla Shahid, MP for Henveiru Uthuru was accepted for consideration by Majlis with 48 votes in favour. There were 17 votes against. 17 Members […]

Majlis passes Motion tabled under Article 165 of the Constitution, and Article 178 of the Regulation Governing the Proceedings of the People’s Majlis

November 12, 2018

At the Seventh Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held today, the Motion proposed by Mohamed Nazim, MP for Vaikaradhoo, was approved with 42 votes in favour. 24 Members voted against accepting the motion, and there was one abstention. The Motion, tabled under Article 165 of the Constitution and Article 178 of […]

The new Ambassador of Turkey pays a courtesy call on the Speaker

September 28, 2017

The new Ambassador of Turkey to the Maldives, H.E. Mr. Şakir Özkan Torunlar, has paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Hon.Mr Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, this afternoon at the House of the People’s Majlis. During the meeting, they both reviewed the friendly, close and fraternal ties between the Maldives and Turkey and discussed possible […]

The new Ambassador of China pays a courtesy call on the Speaker

September 28, 2017

The new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Maldives, Mr. H. E. Mr. Zhang Lizhong has paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Hon. Mr.  Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, this morning at the House of the People’s Majlis. During the meeting, Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, Speaker of the People’s Majlis, emphasized […]

Majlis Holds its Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session

August 24, 2017

The People’s Majlis held its Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session at 0900hrs today. At today’s Sitting, the People’s Majlis approved the nomination made by the President for the post of Governor of Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA), as per Section 6 (c) of the Second Amendment to the Maldives Monetary Authority Act 1981 (Act No. […]

Majlis Holds its Tenth Sitting of the Second Session

August 23, 2017

The People’s Majlis held its Tenth Sitting of the Second Session at 0900hrs today. At today’s Sitting, the People’s Majlis passed the nomination made by the President for the post of Ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, in accordance with Article 115 (l) of the Constitution. Mr. Mohamed Shareef Hussain of Kothanmaage, […]

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July 24, 2017

Majlis Holds its Seventh Sitting of the Second Session

July 3, 2017

At the Seventh Sitting of the Second Session of the People’s Majlis held today, the Minister of Environment and Energy Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim responded to questions posed by Hon. Abdulla Riyaz, MP for Kinbidhoo, regarding the status of water and sewerage system projects at Th. Atoll Kinbidhoo, Hirilandhoo, Vandhoo, Omadhoo and Kandoodhoo. The Minister also […]

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