Maldivian President Muizzu’s Ex-Minister Mariyam Shiuna Mocks India Once Again; Apologises After Backlash | World News

[ad_1] Days after India allowed the export of certain essential commodities to Maldives at the request of the island nation, its former minister once again mocked New Delhi while targeting the opposition MDP. Mariyam Shiuna belongs to the People’s National Congress, the party of Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu. Shiuna grabbed the limelight when she joined … Read more

‘Stop Being Stubborn, Seek Dialogue With Neighbours…’: Ex-Maldives President Solih To Muizzu | World News

[ad_1] Male: Former Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has advised President Mohamed Muizzu to stop being “stubborn” and seek dialogue with neighbouring nations to overcome financial challenges, Maldives-based Adhadhu reported. While addressing an event in Male to gather support for Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) parliamentary candidates contesting four constituencies in Maafannu, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih … Read more

Indian Civilian Team Reaches Maldives To Replace Soldiers Manning 3 Aviation Platforms | World News

[ad_1] New Delhi: As the clock ticks towards the March 10 deadline for India to pull out its military personnel from the Maldives, a team of Indian civilians has landed in the island nation to take over one of the three aviation platforms that India operates there, according to local media reports on Wednesday. The … Read more

Maldives’ 2 Main Opposition Parties To Boycott Muizzu’s Presidential Statement | World News

[ad_1] As the political turmoil continues in the Maldives, the island nation’s two main opposition parties–the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and The Democrats Party–have chosen not to attend the presidential statement scheduled for February 5, Maldives-based media outlet Mihaaru reported. The majority-holding MDP in parliament has not yet disclosed the purpose of the boycott. … Read more

Big Setback For Maldivian President Muizzu; Parliament To Hold Impeachment Motion Against Him | World News

[ad_1] In a big setback for Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu, the opposition party which holds a majority in the country’s Parliament, has gathered enough signatures to submit a motion to impeach the President. According to a statement attributed to a legislator from the MDP, the MDP and Democrats have collaborated to collect signatures for an … Read more

India, Maldives Agree To ‘Fast-Track Withdrawal Of Indian Troops’: Maldives Foreign Ministry | India News

[ad_1] MALE: In a major diplomatic development, India and the Maldives have reached a consensus to fast-track the withdrawal of Indian military personnel from the island nation. The decision emerged from the first meeting of the High-Level Core Group between the two countries, held in Male’ on Sunday. BILATERAL COOPERATION REVIEW AND DISCUSSIONS At … Read more

Pro-Beijing Maldivian President Muizzu Asks India To Withdraw Troops By March 15; Says Taiwan Part Of China | World News

[ad_1] Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu, who was on a visit to China days ago, has again shown his pro-Beijing attitude by not only rejecting the existence of Taiwan but also by setting a deadline for India to withdraw its troops from the island nation. Muizzu came to power on November 17 last year. Breaking away … Read more

‘We May Be Small But No One Has License To Bully Us’: Maldives President Amid Row With India | India News

[ad_1] MALE: Returning from his high-profile five-day state visit to China, Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu took an apparent dig at India, emphasizing that the size of his nation doesn’t grant others the authority to bully them. Muizzu’s statement follows a diplomatic dispute with India over derogatory social media posts by three Maldivian ministers targeting Prime Minister … Read more

Maldives Opposition Leader Stresses On ‘Tougher Stand To Repair’ Ties With India | World News

[ad_1] Amid the setback for the Maldives’ tourism industry, not only the tourism bodies of the island nation but even the opposition leaders are now mounting pressure on the Muizzu government to mend ties with India before it gets too late. Amid the diplomatic row after disparaging comments against India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi … Read more

‘No Zero-Sum Game’: Muizzu In Beijing, China Says ‘Never Asked Maldives To Reject India’ | India News

[ad_1] BEIJING: In the wake of a diplomatic dispute between India and the Maldives following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Lakshadweep, China has called upon New Delhi to approach its South Asian neighbours with an ”open mind.” The Global Times, China’s state media, emphasized in an editorial that it considers the Maldives an ”equal … Read more