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Speeches Shim

 The U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Alaina  Teplitz High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives Omar Abdul Razzak; USAID Mission Director for Sri Lanka and Maldives, Reed Aeschlimann and Maldives Deputy Head of mission Ms. Khadeeja Najeeha.
September 26, 2020

The United States Government has donated 60 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to Maldives, delivering on President Trump’s offer of critically needed supplies and supporting Maldives’ fight against COVID-19. 

May 6, 2020

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has committed $2 million USD to provide emergency humanitarian and economic development assistance to Maldives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ambassador Teplitz underscores the ongoing commitment of the United States to strengthening its partnership with Maldives during recent visit
June 19, 2019

The United States is proud of our robust and growing relationship with Maldives and of our expanding bilateral cooperation in ensuring greater security and prosperity in the Indian Ocean.  We remain fully committed to supporting Maldivian initiatives to strengthen democracy, improve governance, root out corruption, enhance security, promote economic development, and protect the environment.

United States, Maldives Sign Landmark Assistance Agreement
March 15, 2019

The U.S. Government’s development agency, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a landmark agreement on March 12 with the Government of the Republic of Maldives to improve the resilience of Maldives’ economic and democratic governance and to support inclusive and sustainable development.

December 26, 2017

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Maldives inaugurated a $3.8 million integrated water supply and distribution system, providing a safe and reliable water source for more than 4,000 residents of Hinnavaru Island. The system collects water from rainwater harvesting tanks, mixes it with desalinated water, and distributes it through a piped network to households on the island.