Male International Airport to become ‘Ibrahim Nasir International Airport’

Male International Airport is to change its name to ‘Ibrahim Nasir International Airport’ after the former president.

Minister of Transport Adil Salim told Haveeru that the cabinet had decided to rename the airport as it was founded under Nasir’s leadership.

It is the third name change for the airport’s operator GMR Male International Private Limited which was initially named Hulhule Airport and then Male International Airport will be renamed on Maldives’ Independence Day (July 26), in preparation for the opening of the new wing at the airport.