Independence Day 2010
The 45th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Maldives has been marked with a flag raising ceremony in London.

At the ceremony held at the High Commission of Maldives, High Commissioner Dr. Faizal hoisted the Maldives’ National Flag after which the National Anthem was sung.

High Commissioner Dr. Faizal spoke to staff at the High Commission and noted that it is essential that we remember the hard work that our forefathers have gone through in order to gain independence for Maldives, first from the Portuguese and then later to gain a full independence from being a protectorate of Britain.

The flag raising ceremony was attended by staff of the High Commission.
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