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Russia still on top arrivals for Maldives

Tourism Ministry statistics have shown that Russia is still the top destination for arrivals to the country.
At the start of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Ministry had anticipated reduced arrivals. Statistics published by the Ministry showed that Russians had accounted for the highest number of arrivals. However, Ukrainians, who accounted for the eighth highest arrivals last February, had dropped off the top 10 arrivals.
Statistics up to March 30th, shows 427,677 arrivals for this year.
Russians accounted for 52,081 arrivals, while 49.555 were from the United Kingdom. Indian nationals accounted for the third highest number of arrivals, with 46,154 arrivals. Germans and Italians were fourth and fifth, respectively, in terms of arrivals.