News & Events

Ambassador Atul Keshap Arrives in Maldives

Ambassador Atul Keshap is in Maldives this week, meeting with political leaders, government officials, civil society representatives and journalists. Yesterday Ambassador Keshap met with President Yameen and Foreign Minister Dunya. Today he hosted a lunch for Maldivian journalists and listened to their issues and concerns. Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Manpreet ... Read More»

U.S. Launches Clean Drinking Water Project for Lhaviyani Atoll

The Embassy of the United States of America launched the construction of a new water management system last week in Hinnavaru, Lhaviyani Atoll.  When completed, the system will help ensure safe and high-quality drinking water for 4,700 local islanders.  Reed Aeshliman, Acting Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) at the ... Read More»

Statement by State Department Spokesperson on the Situation in Maldives

The United States is deeply concerned with recent events in Maldives, including today’s announcement of a state of emergency that curtails vital civil liberties and human rights and fundamental freedoms, including the freedom of peaceful assembly, the freedom of movement, and safeguards against arbitrary detention and arbitrary and unlawful interference with one’s privacy. The United ... Read More»