Maldives Crisis- Government Declares State of Emergency

The Maldives president, Abdulla Yameen, has declared a state of emergency in the country as heavily armed troops stormed the country’s top court and a former president Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed was arrested in a deepening political crisis.

Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed urged India to “act swiftly” to help in resolving the ongoing political crisis in the island nation.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • Maldives Capital- Male, Currency- Maldivian rufiyaa.
Source- The Guardian