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    Ambassador Keshap's Remarks in Maldives

    April 6, 2016: Th‎e United States has a very bright vision of a Maldives that is peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and stable. We have a vision of a Maldives with human rights, impartial application of the rule of law‎, and equal opportunity for all.

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  • Ambassador Keshap exchanged views with President Yameen & Foreign Minister Dunya on issues important to any democratic and open society.

    Ambassador Keshap Arrives in Maldives

    April 5, 2016: 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 Abdulla Yameen and Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon.

  • Reed Aeshliman, Acting USAID Mission Director was joined at the launch ceremony for a new water management system by Honorable Thoriq Ibrahim, Minister of Environment and Energy and Abdul Matheen Mohamed, State Minister of Environment and Energy.

    Drinking Water Project for Lhaviyani Atoll

    December 21, 2015: 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.

  • Statement on Situation in Maldives

    Statement on Situation in Maldives

    November 4, 2015: Statement by State Department Spokesperson John Kirby. "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, ....."

  • Ambassador Atul Keshap Presents Credentials

    Ambassador Atul Keshap Presents Credentials

    On October 20, 2015, Ambassador Atul Keshap traveled to the Maldives and presented his credentials to President Abdulla Yameen. Ambassador Keshap serves concurrently as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives.

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  • Statement by State Department Spokesperson on the Situation in Maldives

    November 4, 2015: 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. 

  • Statement given by Spokesperson John Kirby on Maldives, during Daily Press Briefing on August 25, 2015

    August 25, 2015: On the Maldives, the United States is disturbed by the Government of Maldives’ recent late-night transfer of former President Nasheed back to prison. Former President Nasheed is serving a sentence imposed after a trial that was conducted in a manner contrary to Maldivian law and Maldives’ international obligations to provide the minimum fair trial guarantees and other protections under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. 

  • U.S. Statement On Trial And Sentencing Of Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed

    March 14, 2015: The United States is concerned with the apparent lack of appropriate criminal procedures during the trial in Maldives against former President Mohamed Nasheed, who was found guilty yesterday and sentenced to 13 years in prison. 

  • Statement by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal

    December 17, 2014: I have just concluded a brief but productive visit to Maldives. My meetings with President Yameen, Foreign Minister Maumoon, and Defense Minister Nazim, as well as meetings with groups of women government officials and civil society leaders, all demonstrated to me the strong potential of our relationship.  

  • Joint Readout of the First Meeting under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the Governments of the United States and the Republic of Maldives

    Colombo: Senior officials from the Governments of the United States and Republic of Maldives met on October 20 under the United States-Maldives Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) to launch their trade dialogue and evaluate developments in our trade and investment relationship.  

  • U.S. Embassy Expresses Concern Regarding Attacks and Threats in Maldives

    September 26, 2014: The U.S. Embassy is concerned about the recent attacks on media and political offices in Male as well as continuing threats to media personnel. Peaceful freedom of expression is a fundamental democratic right, and we strongly condemn these acts. The Embassy notes the prompt Maldivian Police Service action to launch an investigation, urges the authorities to bring to justice the perpetrators, and calls for an end to all intimidation and violence.  

  • Message for U.S. Citizens in Maldives
    Message for U.S. Citizens in Maldives

    June 30, 2014: Sheela Krishnan, the Head of the American Citizen Services Section, U.S. Embassy Colombo, will be able to perform pre-arranged passport renewal and notarial services during the afternoon of Monday, July 7, 2014 by individual appointment in Maldives. If you wish to renew your passport or use Embassy notarial services, please email us at colomboacs@state.gov before close of business on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 with your name, the type of service required and your telephone number. 

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