26 February 2020 – Temporary ban on all cruise ships and all entry from specific countries

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Tourism
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Government

Overview: Temporary ban on any and all cruise ships from entering and docking in the Maldives, a ban on any and all entry from Iran including anyone who had travelled or transited from Iran and a ban on entry into the Maldives from anyone who had travelled or transited in Daegu, Gyeongbuk, Busan, Seoul, Gyeonggi and Gyeongnam of South Korea within the past 14 days
Full details here: https://presidency.gov.mv/Press/Article/23165

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: It was decided to place these measures after deliberating over the issue with relevant stakeholders