News & Events

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka – for Maldives (April 1, 2020)  

Location:  Maldives Event:  COVID-19 in Maldives.  Updates are being sent daily for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in Recent Updates. Recent Updates: Qatar Airlines scheduled its last routine departure from Maldives on April 1, 2020.  This is the last known passenger flight scheduled to depart from Maldives at this time. The embassy strongly advises those who wish to ...
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COVID-19 Information

Information regarding COVID-19 and Maldives March 30, 2020 Recent Updates: If American Citizens are determined to have COVID-19, they may be placed in quarantine in local hospitals or on islands where they are staying.  The Embassy is limited in its ability to visit individuals and may not be able to secure the release of citizens ...
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2021-2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that brings accomplished mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of graduate-level non-degree academic coursework and professional development activities. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a ...
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Fulbright Foreign Student Program Announcement, 2021-2022

The U.S. Embassy Colombo/Sri Lanka is pleased to announce that the United States government will offer one fully funded Master’s degree in the United States through the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in the Maldives.  Selected candidate would begin study at a U.S. university in Fall 2021.  The Program is offered to all Maldivian nationals. Fulbright ...
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United States, Maldives Conduct Joint First Aid Training

September 10, Gaafu Alifu Villingili: The U.S. Embassy and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command partnered with the Ministry of Health and the Maldivian Defense Force to introduce first responder training in Gaafu Alifu, Villingili.  The sessions, held September 1-5, 2019, trained students, teachers, administrators, and local police on techniques to save lives in a medical emergency.  As part of the ...
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