- Transparency survey is baseless- MNDF
- Pakistan High Commissioner calls on the Vice President
- Utility services in Raa atoll Dhuvaafaru island handed over to MWSC
- 20 Maldivian Officers training in Protection of Important Building programme by Turkey Police
- Some institutions refrain from giving information- ACC
- Govt to decide on unfinished resorts within 100 days
- Revised budget increased to MVR 17.5 billion
- Majlis perceived as the most corrupt institution
- SAARC celebrated its Twenty-ninth Charter Day
- Govt responsible for rising corruption- Study
- STO will be made a profitable company- MD Adam Azim
- Minister Ameen announces 100 day targets for the Transport and Communication sector
- Auditor General refers to prosecute Jihad regarding MVR 300 million loan issue
Cabinet advises President to declare certain areas of Fuvammulah as environmentally preserved
The cabinet has yesterday advised the President to declare the Bandaara Kilhi wetland, the Dhan’dimagi Kilhi wetland, and the northern beach area of Fuvammulah Island as preserved areas, as per Act 4/93, the Environmental Protection and Preservation Act of Maldives.
While deliberating on a paper presented by the Ministry of Environment and Energy at yesterday’s meeting, members of the cabinet noted that Fuvammulah Island naturally possessed environmentally unique features, and a rich ecosystem.
At today’s cabinet meeting, members also decided to incorporate the services being provided by the National Blood Transfusion Center and the National Thalassemia Center, under a new establishment, “Maldives Blood Services”.
Further, discussions were held on adopting WHO’s “International Health Regulations 2005” in the Maldives.