Maldives, 25 years of independence.
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Published by Media Transasia in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English



  • Maldives.


  • Maldives.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDS349.9.M34 M34 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1061409M
LC Control Number93906812

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  This year will mark the 54th year of independence for the Maldives. Every year, on the 26 July, this auspicious occasion is celebrated with delight, with all Maldivians (and tourists) eager to join in the festivities. Independence Day in the Maldives is celebrated with ample events that take place throughout the country. This year, we are celebrating fifty years of bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Maldives. That relationship started on 26 July , with the signing of the Declaration of Independence.   A sultanate since the 12th century, the Maldives became a British protectorate in The islands became a republic in , three years after independence. President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM dominated Maldives' political scene for 30 years, elected to six successive terms by single-party referendums. Statistical Yearbook of Maldives. National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure. Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook

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Reply garyh Decem at am. The author may intend well – but the Maldives are not expected to go under in 30 years – perhaps never. goodness they’ve survived as sea level rose more than feet during the p years. The Earth is . Maldives, independent island country in the north-central Indian Ocean. It consists of about 1, low-lying small coral islands and sandbanks, only some of which are inhabited, the most populous of which is Male. The country’s largest industries include fishing, tourism, and shipping. Maldives - Maldives - History: The archipelago was inhabited as early as the 5th century bce by Buddhist peoples, probably from Sri Lanka and southern India. According to tradition, Islam was adopted in ce. Ibn Baṭṭūṭah, a notable North African traveler, resided there during the mids and described conditions at that time, remarking disapprovingly on the freedom of the women. In July of , the Republic of Maldives gained independence under an agreement signed with the UK. After abolishing the sultanate, Maldivians created a republic after a national referendum in March of The government is structured in the framework of a democratic republic with a presidential representative, where the president is the.