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United States, Maldives Sign Landmark Assistance Agreement

March 15, Male:  The U.S. Government’s development agency, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a landmark agreement on March 12 with the Government of the Republic of Maldives to improve the resilience of Maldives’ economic and democratic governance and to support inclusive and sustainable development. The $20 million (approximately 310 million Maldivian Rufiyaa) ...
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U.S.-Maldives Cooperation

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 20, 2019 The U.S. government applauds Maldives’ commitment to advance justice sector reform, good governance, rule of law, transparent public financial management, anti-corruption, growth of civil society, responsible infrastructure development, and education. We welcome the opportunity to deepen engagement with Maldives in support of common priorities ...
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U.S. Embassy Conducts Medical Training Exercise with Maldives

February 14, Addu City, Maldives:  The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) conducted a week-long medical training exercise at the beginning of February with the Maldives National Defence Force and local civilian first responders, medical staff, and doctors.  The training increased inter-operability between medical first responders in Addu City and bolstered disaster readiness capabilities in Maldives. The ...
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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Travels to Maldives and Sri Lanka

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 7, 2018 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will travel to Malé, Maldives and Colombo, Sri Lanka from October 9-11. Ambassador Wells will reiterate the strong U.S. commitment to our partnerships with Sri Lanka and Maldives and ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Maldives President-elect Solih

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson October 5, 2018 Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Maldives President-elect Solih Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Maldivian President-elect Ibrahim Solih to congratulate him on his recent electoral victory.  The Secretary congratulated the Maldivian people for coming out to vote in overwhelming numbers despite challenges.  ...
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