Maldivians detained in Pakistan now released

Two Maldivians detained at a jail in Pakistan have been released, the foreign ministry has revealed.

An official from foreign ministry has said that the families are now trying to bring them back to Male.

The Maldivian High Commission in Pakistan earlier revealed that the two detained in Rawalpindi, Pakistan are Nadal Rasheed of Henveiru Dhoohimerige and Hussain Naaz of Maafannu Madan.

The reason behind their arrest has yet to be officially revealed, however Haveeru has reported that they were arrested in connection with a drugs case.


Maldivian art displayed in UK

The first Maldivian art exhibition has been held in the UK.

According to Miadhu, the exhibition titled ‘A piece of darkness’ was held by the high commission of the Maldives in UK in collaboration with the Royal Commonwealth Society.

The exhibition which has been running since 15 December, was formally innaugrated by Lord Bilimoria, reports Miadhu.

The exhibition is set to run till the end of January, and is being held at the Royal Commonwealth Society.