- Unlimited Aasandha services to be announced within hundred days- Ameen
- Dr. Mausoom says he joined Villa group to serve Gasim
- We will always be watchful of the Airport- National Movement
- Airport will not be leased to any foreign party
- Chinese investors shows interest to invest in Maldives
- Goal is to make Islamic Ministry an establishment which sends a progressive message- Dr. Shaheem
- Maldives cherishes Russian advocacy on respect for sovereignty and self-determination – President
- We are getting green signals to be granted financial aid- Adheeb
- Actions speaks louder than words- CP Waheed
- Majlis passes to make Quran as a compulsory subject in the school curriculum
- Maldives awarded world’s leading island destination at World Travel Awards 2013
- VP appeals for Police cooperation in providing social security to people
- President makes three new appointments
Bill on Amendments to Protection of Religion Act reassigned to Committee Stage
Amendments proposed to “Bill on Amendments to Protection of Religion Act has been re-assigned for further review to the ad-hoc committee, under Article 85 (j) of the Standing Orders, in yesterday’s session of the Peoples’ Majlis.
Article 85(j) of the Standing Orders states; during Passage of a Bill through Majlis, where a Bill has not been passed, a vote to send the Bill back to the Committee is called for.
The decision to re-assign the Bill received 63 votes in favour, 02 against and 0 abstentions.
In yesterday’s sitting the amendment to give the authority of managing religious lectures in the mosques and arranging Imams to the mosques to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs were not passed.
Maavashu MP Abdul Azeez Jamal AbuBakr said told Miadhu Daily that he will work hard to find a way to include the amendments rejected in yesterday’s Majlis session in the bill re-assigned for further review to the ad-hoc committee.
MP Abdul Azeez said that he believes that some MPs are confused over the constitution stating that the Maldivian state should unitary and therefore difference occurred in regards to assigning work to local councils.
“I believe that good will come out of it when these matters are clarified. I still have hope,” he said.