- US Assistant Trade Representative called on the Foreign Minister
- Police stationed in Maafushi prison since last night
- Can’t postpone death penalty due to lack of law- Home Minister
- Contract signed for building coastal protection structures at Faresmaathodaa
- We requested an audit of prison security- Home Minister
- If prisoners escape due of govt neglect then Nasheed’s regime is the most negligent- Spokesperson
- Maldives does not have to be like the unstable Afghanistan- Nasheed
- Feeali health centre staffs take initiative to fund for things required for the new ward
- Prisoners who escaped from Mafushi jail will be returned to jail- Home Minister
- STO opens pharmacy in Filladhoo
- Concerns raised regarding the beginning of discussions between JP- Ali Solih
- Lessons should be drawn from the two bi-elections- Gayoom
- Govt companies now move forward with mutual discussions- Finance Minister
President abolishes National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research
President Mohamed Nasheed has today abolished National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research (NCLHR), and reassigned its functions.
Following the abolition, all the functions of the Centre related to culture, tradition and conservation of historic monuments were assigned to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
Management of National Museum and the Boduthakurufaanu Memorial Centre in Utheem was also assigned to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
In addition, all archiving functions undertaken by the Centre is now allocated to the National Archives which is linked to the Ministry.
Following the closure of NCLHR, all linguistic and historical research activities of the Centre were also assigned to the Maldives College of Higher Education.
The objectives of reassigning the functions of the Centre include expanding these functions in a sustainable manner.