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Sheikh Hasina Raises Interest in Starting Cruise Services Between Bangladesh and Maldives

Sheikh Hasina meeting Maldives commissioner
Prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina has said sea cruise services between the Maldives and Bangladesh can be arranged.

The prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina has said that sea cruise services between the Maldives and Bangladesh during the winter can be arranged. The Prime Minister of Bangladesh made this statement, meeting with the newly-appointed high commissioner of the Maldives to Bangladesh — Shiruzimath Sameer.

According to Bangladesh media, Sheikh Hasina highlighted the need for an exchange of experience between the Maldives and Bangladesh. Furthermore, the prime minister of Bangladesh urged Bangladesh nationals residing in the Maldives to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

A great honour to pay a courtesy call on Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gonobhaban today. Reiterated Maldives commitment to further strengthen the historic relations between Maldives & Bangladesh.

High commissioner of the Maldives to Bangladesh, Shiruzimath Sameer.

Earlier this month, the foreign minister of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid met his counterpart, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, H.E. Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, MP.

Also read: Choosing a Villa in the Maldives: Beach, Overwater or Underwater?

According to the Maldives’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during the visit Minister Shahid held bilateral talks with Minister Momen. Likewise, he signed two new memorandums of understanding between Maldives and Bangladesh.

In addition to that, Minister Shahid also paid courtesy calls on the Honourable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, His Excellency Md. Abdul Hamid, and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. In his call with Md. Abdul Hamid, Foreign Minister conveyed greetings and well wishes from President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to the President.

Minister Shahid reiterated the commitment of the Maldivian Government to work closely with the Government of Bangladesh to further consolidate the strong bonds of friendship that has long existed between the two countries. Likewise, On minister Shahid’s visit to Bangladesh, he was accompanied by H.E. Mr. Abdul Ghafoor, Foreign Secretary and Ms. Fathimath Ghina, Joint Secretary, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Feature image by Shiruzimath Sameer via Twitter

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Canareef Resort Maldives Goes Green: Embracing Solar Panels for a Sustainable Future

The Maldives has been moving towards embracing a more sustainable future, and here is Canareef Resort Maldives' contribution!

Canareef Resort Maldives just took a bold move towards embracing a more sustainable future for the resort. The resort has just announced its initiative to install 720 solar panels on the property, marking a significant step in reducing its carbon footprint.

The final installation process for the solar panels is scheduled to be completed within one month. With this, Canareef Resort Maldives will be taking a major step towards environmental stewardship and responsible tourism practices. Upon completion, the solar panels are projected to generate an impressive 400kw of power. This will be a major contribution towards the resort’s energy needs.

This initiative extends beyond the guest area, as the solar panels cover the resort as well. With the solar panels, Canareef Resort Maldives will have a renewable energy source for various operations throughout the resort. In addition to this being a step towards sustainable tourism in the country, this will also integrate sustainability into the guest experience. Upon completion, the solar panels will provide sustainable energy to everything from the accommodation to the recreational facilities as well.

Additionally, the solar panels are also expected to reduce 10% of the fuel consumption at Canareef Resort Maldives.

About Canareef Resort Maldives

Canareef Resort Maldives is located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives. This resort offers guests 271 beach villas, 2 restaurants, and three bars to enjoy. The resort is surrounded by turquoise waters, and 25 different dive spots guests can explore. Additionally, historical sites are abundant and protected areas guests can learn about as well.

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