Maldives ports suspends operations for new year

Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) on Saturday announced that it would suspend its operations for the new year's eve after the government declared Sunday as a public holiday to accommodate a four day weekend.

MPL in a statement said following the government's decision, it would suspend its services from 7.30 Sunday but would resume full operations on Monday.

"Normal services will resume on Monday," the statement read.