French ambassador officially opens Ungoofaru and Manadhoo harbours

Harbours constructed in Raa Ungoofaru and Noonu Manadhoo with loan assistance from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) was officially opened by French ambassador Jean-Paul Monchau on Thursday (August 7).

Contracts for the harbour construction project was signed with the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company in August 2011, according to local media.

While the Ungoofaru harbour was completed in May 2014 at a cost of US$2.7 million, the Manadhoo harbour was completed in October 2013 at a cost of US$3.9 million.