- Auditor General refers to prosecute Jihad regarding MVR 300 million loan issue
- Govt Oversight Committee to decide on cabinet approval issue on 23 Dec
- President Yameen Ratifies Anti-Human Trafficking Bill
- Minister at the President’s Office Scheduled to Attend OIC Council of Foreign Ministers Session
- Baros Maldives celebrates its 40th anniversary
- It is a worry if authorities don’t take action against law breakers- Shameem
- Gasim proved his love for the nation in the Presidential election- Ameen
- Many challenges even after catching illegal expats- Immigration
- All basic items will be sold cheap if all due payments are settled- Adam Azim
- National Flag to be flown at half-mast following death of former President of South Africa
- Vice President praises Nelson Mandela as a model of leadership for equality and rights
- Several issues regarding the school system would be resolved in time for new academic year – Vice President
- “Nelson Mandela was a source of Unrivalled Inspiration for Recent Generations” – President Yameen
Coast Guard starts assisting a grounded vessel
MNDF Central Area Coast Guard squadron has started assisting “Faimini” vessel that ran aground yesterday night. Upon receiving the news at around 01:23hrs, Central Area Coast Guard divers attended the scene and started rendering assistance to free the vessel.
It is reported that the vessel ran aground on a coral reef south of Th.Hirilandhoo and the owner of the vessel is trying to send a tug boat to free the vessel while Coast Guard is assisting the grounded vessel.
There were 10 people onboard at the time of the incident and all of them are in good condition. It is reported that except for the vessel’s captain, others were evacuated to Th.Hirilandhoo by a Maldives Police Service launch.
The effort of Coast Guard to free the grounded vessel would continue today as well.