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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information – Maldives Last updated: January 29, 2021 Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days (72 hours) of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of ...
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Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2020-2021

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) provides a diverse group of emerging student leaders with a scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at a U.S. college or university. Global UGRAD is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and aims to recruit participants from underrepresented backgrounds who have not had opportunities ...
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United States Donates Equipment for Maldivian Intensive Care Units

December 11, 2020: U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Alaina B. Teplitz presented Intensive Care Unit (ICU) equipment yesterday to the Maldivian Ministry of Health and the Maldivian National Defense Force to support their continued COVID-19 response. The ICU donation, which is worth $165,000, includes 40 oxygen concentrators and associated equipment.  This equipment will help Maldivian ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo with Aishath Shaany of Raajje TV

October 28, 2020 QUESTION:  Welcome, sir.  Thank you for joining Raajje TV. SECRETARY POMPEO:  It’s great to be with you.  Thanks for having me with you. QUESTION:  How has your trip been? SECRETARY POMPEO:  It’s been great.  Too short, but wonderful to come visit here in the Maldives.  It was very kind of the president ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid at a Press Availability

October 28, 2020 FOREIGN MINISTER SHAHID:  (In Dhivehi.)  Secretary Pompeo, members of the U.S. delegation, members of the press, it is an honor and indeed a privilege to welcome you, Mr. Secretary and Mrs. Pompeo, to the Maldives.  Your visit comes at a time when the Maldives-U.S. bilateral partnership has reached a new peak.  One of ...
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