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In Pictures: Mayor Dr. Mohamed Muizzu visits the newly opened Ihsaan Villi in Villimalé.

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Elections Commission grants approval to form Maldives Solidarity Party.

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The Elections Commission of Maldives has granted the green light for Abdullah Kamaludeen to form Maldives Solidarity Party (MNP).

Elections Commission Vice-President Ismail Habeeb stated that the commission had approved Abdulla Kamaludeen’s application to form a new political party. Abdulla Kamaludeen also tweeted thanking the commission for granting approval for the application to form the Maldives Solidarity Party.

This is the second political party that the Elections Commission of Maldives had granted approval to form. Last month the commission approved the formation of Maldives National Party (MDP), spearheaded by MP Col. (Rtd) Mohamed Nazim, MP Abdulla Riyaz and MP Ahmed Usham.

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Maldives records increase in tourist arrivals.

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After a steep decline in tourist arrivals due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase in the number of tourists arriving in Maldives has been observed.

A total of 101,281 tourists have been recorded arriving in the Maldives in July. In March 109,585 tourists have arrived in Maldives. According to the data collected by the Tourism Ministry from 1st of January to 28th of July, a total of 600,252 tourists visited Maldives. This is an 8% increase in the total number of arrivals recorded in 2020. Last year a total of 555,494 tourists visited Maldives.

The highest number of tourists visited have been observed to be from Russia. A total of 140,824 tourist have arrived Maldives, this year. The second most visited nationality is Indians standing at a total of 99,643. The third highest numbers of tourists arrived from Germany, with 33,361 tourists.

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MP Abdulla Jabir’s passport impounded.

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Kaashidhoo Constituency MP Abdulla Jabir’s passport has been impounded by the Maldives Immigration.

Speaking to local media’s Controller of Immigration Ahmed Hussein (Hanafy) confirmed that the Kaashidhoo Constituency MP’s passport was impounded under a court warrant. While it is unclear why MP Abdulla Jabir’s passport was impounded, the controller of Immigration confirmed that it had been impounded a week back

He also confirmed that MP Abdulla Jabir was unable to fly out of the country a week back as his passport was impounded even back then.

MP Abdulla Jabir also made headlines today after protesting in front of the Parliament. While it is unclear why he was protesting, the eccentric hotelier turned politician walked away from the scene in a short while.

Controversy surrounding the mental state of MP Abdulla Jabir has been sparked with many stating that he requires help.

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