Official Translation: Temporary Suspension of Activities in all Universities, Colleges and other Academic Institutions

Pursuant to the powers vested by Section 34(c) of the Public Health Protection Act (7/2012), the Director General of the Public Health of the Maldives, hereby takes the following precautionary measure, to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Maldives.

All universities, colleges and other academic institutions are required to temporarily suspend all activities in campus for 2 (two) weeks, effective from today.

All relevant enforcing agencies are urged to implement the above-mentioned measure to full effect.


Date: 14 March 2020              Time: 14:00hrs