Garland of Islands:
Population: Apporox.350,000 Capital: Male
Religion: 99.8% Islam
Official Language: Dhivehi
a) Over 1190 Islands, 203 inhabited Islands, Another 100 Islands are tourist resorts.
b) By law every Maldivian must be a Muslim. It is a criminal offence to follow Jesus.
c) Any foreign worker caught while sharing the gospel may be imprisoned or deported.
d) Little of the Bible has been translated. Not even the Bible New Testament is available in Dhivehi.
For speedy translation of the Bible, and for effective communication of Christ’s love through Media.
For the changes in the laws to allow religious freedom, that many Maldivians will be reached with the Gospel.
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