Yameen made no mention of his petition to annul the September 23 election.
The Elections Commission is accused of vote rigging at nightly protests by the ruling party.
The anti-corruption watchdog has been asked to stop the sale of state assets during the transition period.
The 22-year-old victim is awaiting transfer to Malé for further treatment.
A 16-year-old girl was raped at a guesthouse in Malé.
Chinese state-run media backed "mutually beneficial cooperation" to continue under Solih.
Dr Mohamed Jameel Ahmed went into exile before his impeachment in July 2015.
There was outrage after hundreds of migrant workers were illegally ferried to work.
The watchdog's president conceded bias in defamation inquiries initiated by his colleagues.
Hoadehdhoo islanders dug out the causeway after swell surges flooded the island.
The presidential poll was not expected to be fair with Ahmed Shareef as chief Elections Commissioner.