Maldives Minicoy Mahl Dhivehi
 Royal Proclamation

King Siri Kula Sundhura Katthiri Bavana. King of Twelve Thousand Isles and Sultan of the Maldives. reigned 1892 and 1903 - 1933

Proclamation of the first written Maldive constitution. The assembled Commons and a goat

The following is the text of a proclamation read to the Havaru (Commons) assembled by order of the King Siri Kula Sundhura Katthiri Bavana (Sultan Mohamed Shamsuddine III Iskander) circa 1930. The subjects covered in the proclamation include the succession to the throne and the drafting of a written constitution.