Male [Maldives], January 7: After being inaccessible for several hours on Saturday night, the top Maldivian government websites have been restored.

During Saturday night, the official websites of the Maldivian President's office, Foreign Ministry, and Tourism Ministry were down for hours.

Following the temporary unavailability, the top Maldivian government websites are now functioning again. Maldives President, Foreign Ministry and Tourism Ministry’s Official Websites Down and Unreachable.

As the government websites encountered "technical issues", Maldives President's office posted on X, acknowledging the unexpected disruption to the official websites.

Moreover, it said that the National Centre for Information Technology and other relevant entities are actively working to resolve the issue. After Turkey, Maldives President Muizzu Picks China for Second Visit Since Taking Office.

The President's Office Tweets:

"Please note that the President's Office website is currently facing an unexpected technical disruption. NCIT and other relevant entities are actively working on resolving this promptly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your understanding and patience," it said.

Further details are awaited.