President Mohamed Nasheed has appointed a high-level taskforce to coordinate the programme to control the dengue fever outbreak in the country.

Centre for Community Health and Disease Control (CCHDC) has said that dengue fever is on the rise in Male


Efforts by the Maldives to tackle the effects of climate change are highly encouraging, but the country must continue with reforms to address its fiscal deficit, and promote inclusive and regionally-balanced growth, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda said today.

An investment plan by the Government to make the Maldives the first carbon neutral country in the world within a d

The Cabinet has today decided to implement a waste management system to dispose off the waste collected in Thilafushi catchment, yesterday.

Thilafushi catchment waste management project will be undertaken as collaboration between the government and private sector, as a public-private partnership.

Under the project, Thilafushi catchment will collect and dispose off the waste from Mal

Neighbouring India’s NTPC Ltd is in talks with the government for setting up renewable energy projects in Male, reports India Infoline.

The Ministry has initiated a waste audit in the North Province, and this trip will be from the 11th to the 16th of December.

Speaking at the Ministerial segment of the Twenty Second Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer held in Bangkok, 11-12 November, Minister of State Kamaludeen high-lighted the critical role that the Maldives is playing as an active member of the Protocol.

Minister of State said,

Vice President Dr Mohamed Waheed has said that Maldives is imperiled by climate change.