Com­mon­wealth ex­pels Mal­dives

Mint ST - - CORPORATE NEWS - AFP

Male: The Com­mon­wealth ex­pelled the Mal­dives on Wed­nes­day from its dis­ci­plinary panel which has be­gun in­ves­ti­gat­ing the po­lit­i­cal chaos in the coun­try af­ter re­peated court in­ter­ven­tions that scut­tled elec­tions, a diplo­mat said.

The Com­mon­wealth Min­is­te­rial Ac­tion Group (CMAG), which can rec­om­mend the ex­pul­sion of coun­tries from the 53­mem­ber bloc, ejected Mal­dives dur­ing a meet­ing in the Sri Lankan cap­i­tal on Wed­nes­day.

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