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Maldives Fact sheet

Posted: January 16, 2016 at 9:57 am   /   Uncategorized

Republic of Maldives Population 300000 Population growth 2.69% GDP(2007) USD$ 1.588 billion GDP Growth 6.60% GDP per capita USD$ 4,600 Telephone lines (land) 32500 Telephone lines (mobile) 317800 Airports 5 Languages spoken Dhivehi (local official language) English (spoken fluently by Officials) Literacy 96.30% Suffrage 18 Universal Government type Republic Religions Islam – Sunni 

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Taj Samudra Colombo

Posted: December 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm   /   Sri Lanka, Travel Tips

The Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka lies in the heart of the Colombo business district. Taj Samudra is one of the most luxurious  Hotels in Colombo. A pleasant surprise is  even though they spoil you with large rich classy rooms, the prices are not to steep. It is quite normal to fetch a […]

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India Proposes A SAARC Freight Train Network

Posted: December 23, 2009 at 2:58 pm   /   India, Latest Posts, News

India has proposed to run an intra-region freight train network from Pakistan through India via Nepal to Bangladesh. The proposed fright train network would link  the famous port of Chittagong Port in Bangladesh all the way to the Pakistani City of Lahore. Traditionally trade and diplomatic relations between India and Pakistan has been rocky but  […]

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Maldives Re-establishes Full Diplomatic Relations with Israel

Posted: October 6, 2009 at 1:26 pm   /   Latest Posts, SAARC

Maldivian president speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in 2009 announced that Maldives will be seeking Diplomatic Relations and contact with all the countries in the United Nations. Israel was the first country to send an ambassador to Maldives upon independence, so Israel is the first country the modern Maldives had diplomatic ties with. […]

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Maldives Introduces Green Tax on Tourists

Posted: September 13, 2009 at 4:45 pm   /   Featured, Latest Posts, Maldives

Maldives the flattest country on earth is threatened by sea level rises caused by global warming has introduced a green tax on tourism for the first time. Earlier in the year the Maldivian President Nasheed Announced an ambitious plan for the Maldives to be the first carbon neutral country within a decade. This is the […]

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Male’ International Airport To Be Privatized

Posted: September 13, 2009 at 4:36 pm   /   Latest Posts, Maldives, News

As a part of a dramatic overhaul of the island economy of Maldives, the government of Maldives has announced to privatize the biggest Airport in the country. Traditionally The Maldivian economy has been open to new investments while , key infrastructure (e.g. Sea Ports, Telephone,Energy,Transport network and Airports) has been under direct government control.   […]

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Inter-Regional Trade Must Increase For A Successful SAARC

Posted: September 13, 2009 at 4:31 pm   /   Latest Posts, News, SAARC

Speaking at the recent seminar on “SAARC Governments Commitment to Economic Freedom in South Asia” held in Islamabad, Pakistan The president of SAARC CCI Mr.Tariq Sayeed said “ Economic Freedom is incomplete without political freedom and a politically sound state is pre-requisite for economic liberalization in the country”. He said that SAARC countries to pursue […]

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India And Maldives Steps Up Defense Corporation

Posted: September 13, 2009 at 4:22 pm   /   India, Latest Posts, Maldives, News

The president of Maldives Mr. and the Indian Defense Minister A.K. Anthony after extensive meetings on different levels of both governments announced a series of steps both countries have taken to ensure safety and territorial sovereignty. Recent attacks of Somalian pirates in the far regions near the African coast has alerted countries as far away […]

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Nepal Draws New Tourism Master Plan.

Posted: October 14, 2008 at 10:46 pm   /   Latest Posts, Nepal, News

After a continuous growth in the tourism market, the Nepali government is planning ways to ride the surging wave to build a sustainable tourist market. The goal is to mark the year 2011 as the ‘Visit Nepal Year’ drawing at least a million visitors that year. Already many sites in rural Nepal is underway for […]

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Nepal’s Tourism Back in Growth.

Posted: October 9, 2008 at 3:37 am   /   Latest Posts, Nepal

A more stable government and a huge surge in public expectations of a better economy has started bearing fruits for the himalayan kingdom. The Nepal Tourism Board’s (NTB) new slogan “Naturally Nepal” has shown a 60% increase in tourist arrivals in the country this year.  Nepal is moving towards improving the quality of their tourist […]

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