The Department of Information has invited the general public to apply for the Maldives Media Council. The department canceled its notice on 04 November 2008 for application mentioning that the salary and allowances of the president, vice president and members were not confiremed by the majlis at the time.
Government signs agreement with Apollo Hospitals to manage IGMH
23/01/2010 : President's Office
The Government of Maldives has signed an agreement with Apollo Hospitals to mange Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Maleâ€™. The agreement was signed during President Nasheed's visit to Chennai, India.
Worldâ€™s first ever underwater cabinet meeting concludes in the Maldives
17/10/2009 : www.presidencymaldives.gov.mv
In the meeting, the President, Vice President, and the cabinet signed a declaration calling for concerted global action on climate change, ahead of the UN climate conference in Copenhagen.
World's first underwater cabinet meeting on Saturday 17 October
16/10/2009 : www.presidencymaldives.gov.m
Ministers have been taking scuba diving lessons with help from Divers Association Maldives. President Nasheed is already a PADI Advanced Open Water diver.
Media Council issue in the Majlis
The issue of salary and allowances for the president, vice-president and the members of the Maldives Media Council were tabled on the 9th meeting of 17th People's Majlis.
Parliamentary Election: The Vote and the Results
The official results of the parliamentary election was announced with the exception of NO2 Thimarafushi results. Voter turn out was 79 percent. The results are as follow.
Improving status of Press freedom
Maldives makes the largest jump on the status of press freedom, says the Freedom House in their 2008 annual study on press freedom around the world. Freedom House is a US based independent nongovernmental organization working on improving the status of press freedom around the world.
President calls on the Prosecutor General to make libel and defamation civil offences instead of criminal offences
03/05/2009 : Presidentâ€™s Office
President Mohamed Nasheed has called on the Prosecutor General to make defamation a civil offence instead of a criminal offence. The President made this statement while speaking at a function he hosted on the occasion of world press freedom day.
President says that freedom of expression was one of the most important catalysts for good governance
29/04/2009 : Presidentâ€™s Office
President Mohamed Nasheed has said that freedom of expression was one of the most vital catalysts for a good governance system. The President made this statement while speaking with the people of Felidhoo of Felidhe atoll.
Three Media Related Training Programs
In the month of April 2009, the Department of Information with the help of a Fulbright scholar Ms. Tiare Rath has conducted three media training programs.