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Majlis Holds its Sixth Sitting of the Second Session

June 14, 2017

People’s Majlis has passed two Bills at its Sixth Sitting of the Second Session held today. The Bill on Amendment to the Judicature Act of the Maldives (22/2010) tabled on behalf of the government by Hon. Ibrahim Falah, MP for Inguraidhoo was passed with 43 votes in favour. The Committee Report on the Bill was […]

Majlis Holds its Fifth Sitting of the Second Session

June 13, 2017

At the Fifth Sitting of the Second Session of the People’s Majlis held today, a nomination by the President for the post of member of the Human Rights Commission, in accordance with Article 5 (d) of the First Amendment to the Human Rights Commission Act (Act No. 6/2006) was passed by Majlis. Mr. Mohamed Zahid […]

Majlis Holds its Fourth Sitting of the Second Session

June 12, 2017

People’s Majlis has accepted two Bills for consideration at its Fourth Sitting of the Second Session held today. The Bill on Amendment to the Export Import Act of the Maldives (Act No. 31/79) was accepted for consideration with 34 votes in favour and the Bill on Amendment to the Judicature Act of the Maldives (Act […]

Majlis Holds its Third Sitting of the Second Session

June 7, 2017

At the Third Sitting of the Second Session of the People’s Majlis held today, the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu responded to questions posed by Hon. Abdulla Riyaz, MP for Kinbidhoo, regarding land reclamation at Th. Hirilandhoo. The Minister also responded to 20 supplementary questions by MPs. At today’s Sitting, an Urgent […]

Majlis Holds its Second Sitting of the Second Session

June 6, 2017

At the Second Sitting of the Second Session of the People’s Majlis, held today, the Minister of Energy and Environment Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim responded to questions posed by Hon. Abdulla Riyaz, MP for Kinbidhoo, regarding beach erosion at Th. Vandhoo. The Minister also responded to 14 supplementary questions by MPs. The People’s Majlis will meet […]

People’s Majlis Begins Second Session of the Year

June 5, 2017

Commencing the Second Session of the year, Speaker Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed has conveyed felicitations of the Holy Month of Ramadan to the people of Maldives and Members of Parliament. In his message, Speaker Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed highlighted that the month of Ramadan is observed by devoting ourselves to virtuous duties enjoined by Islam.  […]

Vice Chairwoman of the Standing Committee of Heilongjiang Provincial People’s Congress pays a courtesy call on the Speaker

May 11, 2017

The Vice Chairwoman of the Standing Committee of Heilongjiang Provincial People’s Congress Madam FU Fengchung has paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the People’s Majlis Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed today at the House of the People’s Majlis. During the meeting, the Speaker Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed reiterated that the Maldives and China enjoy […]

President delivers the Presidential Address at the opening session of this year’s People’s Majlis

February 6, 2017

His Excellency President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has delivered the Presidential Address, in accordance with Article 84 of the Constitution of Maldives. The Presidential Address was delivered today at this year’s inaugural session of the People’s Majlis. His Excellency President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom was warmly greeted upon arrival at Dharubaaruge by Speaker of the […]

Eighteenth People’s Majlis has achieved 98.9% productivity

November 24, 2016

At the Sixteenth Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held tonight, Speaker Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed concluded the Third Session of 2016, noting that the Eighteenth People’s Majlis has achieved 98.9% productivity. In his concluding remarks, Speaker said that since 28th May 2014, 380 motions were presented to the People’s Majlis, out […]

Majlis passes Bill on Taxation and Levying of Fees for Passengers Departing from International Airports in Maldives

November 24, 2016

At the Sixteenth Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held tonight, the Bill on Taxation and Levying of Fees for Passengers Departing from International Airports in Maldives tabled by Hon. Ahmed Rasheed, MP for Gadhdhoo was passed with 48 votes in favour with one amendment. There were 20 votes against and one […]

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