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Maldives is a nation of islands in the Indian Ocean, that spans across the equator. The country is comprised of 1192 islands that stretch along a length of 871 kilometers. While the country covers an area of approximately 90,000 square kilometers, only 298 square kilometers of that is dry land. The islands are grouped into a double chain of 26 atolls. The unique geography attracts large number of tourists and visitors. Only 200 of the islands are inhabited, and a select few on each of the atolls are resorts and some of the islands are used for industry and agriculture. The nation is home to about five percent of the planet’s reefs that comes with an explosion of color contributed by soft and hard corals that form them. The reefs are home to a thousand species of fish. Lured by the rich nutrients that flow in with the currents, large pelagic fishes such as manta rays and whale sharks also make the Maldives their home. Maldives foreign policy is founded upon pursuing the key national interests of national development, international peace and security, promoting human rights and upholding the principles of the UN Charter. Accordingly, Maldives is party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and numerous conventions promoting international trade and development, peace, environmental protection, health, and human rights. Maldives has maintained equidistance with the major international and regional partners and is a member of multiple regional and international groupings such as the SAARC and Commonwealth [Source Maldives.com& Maldives Government web site]
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US Army to Support capacity Enhancement of MNDF
S R Monitor
Apr 12, 2021
2 min read
UTF Harbour Controversy Continues
S R Monitor
Apr 12, 2021
3 min read
Debt & Dependency for South Asia’s Indian Ocean States
S R Research
Mar 25, 2021
3 min read
Maldives Opposition Objects to Indian Agreement
S R Monitor
Feb 23, 2021
2 min read
Maldives Debt Burden
S R Monitor
Jan 23, 2021
less than 1 min read
Indian Support to Maldives
S R Research
Dec 26, 2020
2 min read
Review of NSA level meetings on trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation
S R Monitor
Nov 28, 2020
3 min read
Another Terror Attack Foiled in Maldives
S R Monitor
Nov 14, 2020
3 min read
Another Indian Debt Bailout for Maldives?
S R Research
Nov 09, 2020
2 min read
Maldives Commemoration of 1988 Failed Coup
S R Monitor
Nov 07, 2020
2 min read
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