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Majlis passes the Vice Presidents Protection and Benefit Bill

April 17, 2019

During the People’s Majlis’s 13th sitting of the first session, Vice Presidents Protection and Benefit Bill presented by Hon. Ahmed Saleem, MP for Eydhafushi was passed with 32 votes in favor. There were 12 votes against and 2 abstentions. This bill was evaluated by the Temporary Committee and the report was presented by MP Riyaz […]

Palestinian Ambassador to the Maldives pays a courtesy call on the Speaker

April 15, 2019

The Ambassador of Palestine to the Maldives, H.E. Mr. Walid A.M. Abuali, paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Hon. Qasim Ibrahim. During the meeting held today at the People’s Majlis, the Speaker and the Ambassador reviewed the amicable and brotherly relations between the two countries and discussed ways and means […]

People’s Majlis holds its ninth sitting of the First session

March 19, 2019

People’s Majlis held its ninth sitting of the first session at 0900hrs today. During today’s sitting, the issue of signing the agreement of “Treaty Between the Republic of Maldives and the Republic of India on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters” was sent to Committee on National Security for review pursuant to Article 93 (a) […]

Indian Ambassador to the Maldives pays a courtesy call on the Speaker

March 19, 2019

The Ambassador of India to the Maldives, H.E. Sunjay Sudhir paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Hon. Qasim Ibrahim. During the meeting held today at the People’s Majlis, the Speaker highlighted close and friendly relations that exist between the Maldives and India. He also expressed appreciation to the Indian Government’s […]

United States Ambassador to the Maldives pays a courtesy call on the Speaker

March 13, 2019

The Ambassador of United States to the Maldives, H.E. Ms. Elaine Teplitz, paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Hon. Qasim Ibrahim. During the meeting held today at the People’s Majlis, the Speaker highlighted close and friendly relations that exist between the Maldives and United States. He also expressed appreciation to […]

Speaker meets with OHCHR delegation

March 7, 2019

The visiting delegation from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis Hon. Qasim Ibrahim to assess how OHCHR can assist in the government’s efforts to improve human rights in the Maldives. During the meeting held at the People’s Majlis, Speaker Qasim […]

Majlis approves Mr. Ismail Habeeb to the vacant post of member of Elections Commission

March 6, 2019

At the seventh Sitting of the first Session of the People’s Majlis held today, Members approved Mr. Ismail Habeeb, one of the nominations sent by the President to the vacant post of Member of Elections Commission, in accordance to Article 4 (b) of the Elections Commission Act (Act No. 8/2008). Members approved Mr. Ismail Habeeb […]

MP for South – Maafannu questions Minister of Housing and Urban Development during today’s sitting

March 5, 2019

At the sixth sitting of the first session of the People’s Majlis held today, Hon. Abdulla Rifau MP for South – Maafannu questioned Minister of Housing and Urban Development Ms. Aminath Athifa. During today’s sitting, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Ms. Aminath Athifa answered the question posed by Hon. Abdulla Rifau MP for South […]

People’s Majlis holds its Third sitting of the First session

February 26, 2019

People’s Majlis holds its third sitting of the first session today. At today’s sitting the nominations sent by the President for the post of a Member of the Elections Commission as per Article 4 (b) of the Elections Commission Act (Act No. 8/2008) was sent to the Committee on Independent Institutions for review. In addition, […]

People’s Majlis holds its second sitting of the first session

February 26, 2019

People’s Majlis held its second sitting of the first session at 0900 hrs yesterday. In the second sitting, President’s proposal to ratify the ‘Framework Agreement for Establishing International Solar Alliance’ was sent to the Committee on National Security for consideration. In the sitting chaired by the Hon. Speaker Qasim Ibrahim, the first readings were held […]

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