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Tourism Ministry officially announces plans to reopen Maldives' borders in July
 
Guests will not be charged any additional fees for entry
 
The country's economy depends highly on the tourism industry
 
Maldives borders have been closed since March 27
Aishath Shaany
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31 May 2020 | Sun 01:31
The Maldivian economy depends highly on the tourism industry
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Tourism Ministry has officially announced plans to reopen Maldives’ borders in July.

The ministry, via a statement issued on Saturday, said that the country plans to reopen the borders “for visitors” in July.

The statement added that no additional fees will be charged for entry.

Maldives borders have been closed since March 27.

While President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on May 20 announced the plans to restart international flights in July, Tourism Minister Ali Waheed has on multiple occasions stated that the country cannot afford “to keep the tourism industry on a standstill for months”.

The Maldivian economy depends highly on the tourism industry.

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