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Opportunity to Compete for the 2022-2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program open through August 5, 2021.

The U.S. Mission to Maldives is pleased to announce that the United States government will offer up to three fully funded fellowships in the United States through the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program in Maldives.  The selected candidate would begin their program in a U.S. institute in Fall 2022. The Program is offered to Maldivian ...
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United States Marks 20th Anniversary of Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation in Support of Maldivian Cultural Heritage

MALE, April 8, 2021:  The United States is proud to support the preservation of Maldivian cultural heritage with funding from the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), which marks its 20th Anniversary this month.  Since 2001, AFCP has supported four projects in the Maldives with more than 1.4 million Maldivian rufiyaa ($95,000) in funding. AFCP-supported ...
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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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