As part of a series of development projects being inaugurated and announced ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for 22 March, developments worth MVR242.48 million for three different islands were inaugurated.
The new projects have been launched this week in the presence of government coalition parliamentary candidates for the respective constituencies.
On Wednesday (March 12) Muli island, Meemu atoll, reclamation project was signed by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr Mohamed Muizzu.
MP Ahmed Nazim, the government coalition candidate for Dhiggaru constituency – to which Muli belongs – was also present at the ceremony.
The MVR159.18 million project will be implemented by Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), and is expected to be completed within a year.
An additional MVR31million project to establish a sewage system in Maamendhoo, Laamu atoll, was signed with the Fenaka corporation on March 11.
After signing the contract, Minister of Environment Thoriq Ibrahim told media that the government services can be best provided to citizens with their cooperation, reported Sun Online.
The inauguration was attended by the government coalition candidate for Fonadhoo constituency Abduraheem Abdulla.
On 10th March the ministry also inaugurated the Bandidhoo harbour project, im Dhaalu atoll, to construct a 1000ft by 300ft harbour within a year.
The government funded project worth MVR52.3million will also be implemented by the MTCC.
The project was inaugurated by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr Mohamed Muiz, and chief guest of the ceremony Ahmed ‘Sun’ Siyam – the government coalition candidate for Meedhoo constituency, to which Bandidhoo belong.
According to local media ‘Sun’, at the ceremony Siyam said the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party will never wish any good for the people of Maldives.