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    5 Fun Things You Can Do — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

    Explore Maldives: 5 Fun Things You Can Do Officially known as the Republic of Maldives, Maldives is a small archipelagic state in South Asia, situated in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres from the Asian continent’s mainland. The Maldives is made up of 1192 islands and each island boasts of different scenic views, marine life, rituals, and much more. You can reach these islands by taking boats, ferries, yachts, and seaplanes. December to April is considered the best time to visit the Maldives as it experiences a dry season during these months. During your visit to the Maldives…

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    India, Maldives sign 5 deals, EAM hands over 1 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines | World News

    India and the Maldives on Saturday signed five agreements, including one for a $25-million line of credit for development of roads, as visiting external affairs minister S Jaishankar handed over 100,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to the Indian Ocean archipelago. Jaishankar held talks with Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid as he began a two-day visit to review bilateral ties and development cooperation. Jaishankar also offered a $40-million line of credit to support the development of sports infrastructure in Maldives, one of the biggest beneficiaries of Indian assistance in the neighbourhood. This is Jaishankar’s second foreign visit this year, and the trip will also take him to Mauritius on February 22.…

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    Maldives Tourism News: Indian becomes the top source market for tourist arrivals in Maldives

    India has emerged as the top source market for Maldives with visitors from the country surpassing visitors from other countries. Maldives’ Minister of tourism, Dr Abdulla Mausoom explained how post lockdown, Indian tourist arrival in the island country was higher than Russia, which was earlier the key market. Indian tourists account for over 23 per cent tourist arrivals in Maldives with 44,039 Indian visitors as of February this year as compared to 40,698 visitors from Russia. Mausoom, on a visit to India told ToI that Maldives expects bigger tourist numbers from India for the coming year and plans to pitch the island nation as a lucrative investment destination. Tourism minister…

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    Maldives ban India tourists: Maldives Tourism says ‘all resorts on standalone islands welcoming guests from India’ | India Business News

    NEW DELHI: Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Maldives and Bangladesh have restricted entry of travellers from India with immediate effect due to the Covid situation here. Maldives tourism minister tweeted on Sunday: “With effect from April 27, (Maldives’ health authorities) suspends tourists travelling from India to Maldives from staying at tourist facilities in inhabited islands.” Maldives Tourism Board representative in India, Think Strawberries, clarified “this (restriction) is for islands which have local population. All resorts (as they are on standalone islands) are welcoming guests from India.” So Maldives remains open for rich Indians. Germany: Now, only German nationals and holders of a German resident permit travelling from India are allowed to enter…

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    Pregnant Dubai expat goes missing while holidaying in Maldives – News

    Husband offers $100,000 reward for help in finding her. A Dubai resident whose pregnant wife mysteriously went missing at a five-star resort in Maldives last week is pleading for help to find her and has offered a reward of $100,000 to anyone who can give vital information. Parmar Gursharanjit Singh and his wife Giedre Vaskyte, 33, were on a holiday at Intercontinental Resort on Maamunagau Island when she disappeared without a trace in the afternoon of February 13. Vaskyte, a Canadian citizen, was eight months pregnant and was due to deliver in March. “We were relaxing at the pool together and, at around 3.30pm, she said she is…