Maldives re-joins Commonwealth
Published: February 3, 2020
Maldives officially re-joined the Commonwealth on February 1, 2020 and became the 54th member of the Commonwealth Union.
The President of Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had applied for re-joining the bloc in December 2018. The country has been admitted after the official assessment and consultations made by the organisation. The country is set be a part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda, to be held in June 2020. Maldives joined the Commonwealth in 1982 and withdrew its membership in the year 2016.
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