Male, Feb 6 (newsin.asia) – The Maldives government, on Tuesday affirmed that a 15 day State of Emergency declared would not affect tourists visiting the island nation.
In a statement, the government said that all resorts and flights would continue to operate as usual and there would be no impact on hotels, airlines or any other company operating in the Maldives tourism sector.
“Further, this would have no impact on businesses operating in the Maldives and daily life,” the government said.
“The government reiterates the Maldives has an impeccable record on tourist safety and safe guarding business interests. This unwavering commitment will not change during this brief period of State of Emergency,” the government said,” it added.
President Abdulla Yameen, on Monday night, announced that the Maldives was under a state or emergency for the duration of 15 days. The government said this was to ensure calm in the capital Male.
“All resorts and businesses throughout the nation’s atolls remain unaffected. The government is confident the situation will be settled during this period,” the government said.