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  • U.S Ambassador visits USAID Maldives Climate Change Project island

    11 July 2012 : 11:17

    US Ambassador to  Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Ms. Patricia A. Butenis,  travelled to Haa Alif Atoll Dhihdhoo on 10th July 2012 to review  the ongoing “Enhancing Climate Resiliency and Water Security Project in Maldives (Maldives GCC)” on the island. The project is funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Energy. During the visit, the Ambassador was accompanied by Minister of Environment and Energy, Dr. Mariyam Shakeela, the Acting ...readmore

Ministry today has signed a contract for the construction of harbor in H.Dh.Makunudhoo Island

29 May 2012 : 8:37

Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure today has signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of harbor in H.Dh. Makunudhoo Island. The project consultant is Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau of Sri Lanka. The project funded by European Investment Bank would cost USD 3,397,176.36 and has to be completed within 300 days. On behalf of the Ministry, ...readmore

MEMP funds environment monitoring trip in the North Region

27 May 2012 : 3:35

MEMP (Maldives Environmental Management Project) has funded an environmental monitoring trip to the North Region from the 10th to the 28th of April 2012. The trip was carried out jointly by two of the stakeholder agencies associated with the project, namely the Marine Research Centre (MRC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The purpose of the trip was to carry out ...readmore

International Day for Biological Diversity – 22 May 2012

23 May 2012 : 8:53

Each year 22nd May is celebrated as the International Day for Biological Diversity. The day is marked to celebrate the services provided by the biodiversity and its ecosystems. This year’s theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity is “Marine biodiversity”. The theme for this year represents the value of marine biodiversity and its contribution to food security and human ...readmore

The 6th South Asia Constituency Meeting of Global Environmental Facility (GEF) was conducted in Maldives

16 May 2012 : 4:05

The 6th South Asia Constituency Meeting of Global Environmental Facility (GEF) was conducted in Maldives. The meeting was inaugurated by Dr. Mohamed Ali, Chief of staff of president’s office in a ceremony held in Nasandhura Palace Hotel on 15 May 2012. Mr. Abdullahi Majeed, Deputy Minister for Housing and Environment welcomed the participants to the meeting and wished them a ...readmore

Maldives participates in the Renewable Energy Resource Mapping Forum

13 May 2012 : 5:46

Deputy Director of Maldives Energy Authority, Mr. Ajwad Musthafa has participated as a speaker in the World Bank sponsored Energy Sector Management and Assistance Programme (ESMAP)’s Renewable Energy Resource Mapping Forum held in Washington DC, May 9, 2012. This event facilitated sharing of knowledge and experience on the mapping of renewable energy resources. It brought together representatives from countries both interested ...readmore

Workshop on Good Practices in Refrigeration

10 May 2012 : 6:29

The Workshop for Technicians on Good Practices in the Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing and ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop on Good Practices in the Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning’ has been completed and certificates have been awarded on 3 May 2012. The certificates were awarded by the Deputy Minister Mr. Abdullahi Majeed. In his closing remarks, the Deputy Minister highlighted that inorder to phase-out ...readmore

Ministry briefs the media on the on-going water and sanitation projects

02 May 2012 : 9:27

The Water and Sanitation Department of the Ministry today held a press conference to brief the media on the planned and on-going water and sewerage projects in the Maldives. Speaking with the press the Director General at the WATSAN Dept. Ms. Shaheeda Adam highlighted commitment of the government to continue with all on-going and planned water and sanitation projects. In this ...readmore

MEMP’s Technical Committee meeting held

29 April 2012 : 10:28

Maldives Environmental Management Project’s Technical Committee met on Sunday, 22nd April. The main objective of the meeting was to update various stakeholders on the progress that has been made and to discuss relevant issues. This meeting ...readmore