National flag of the Maldives from http://www.flagsinformation.com/maldives-country-flag.html Red with a large green rectangle in the center bearing a vertical white crescent; the closed side of the crescent is on the hoist side of the flag.
Countries included in this travel message include those listed below. For country-specific information, please visit Health Information for Travelers for individual countries: Brunei Burma (Myanmar) Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Maldives Philippines Thailand Timor-Leste (East Timor) Vietnam
The Maldives consists of about 1,190 coral islands in the Indian Ocean. The practice of Christianity and mission work of any religion apart from Islam is forbidden in the Maldives, and having a Bible is illegal. Learn more about this country and its culture in our curriculum, Semester 7: Our Sure Salvation www.heroiclifediscipleship.com