President Nasheed has returned to Male’ this evening, after concluding his visit to Kolhumadulu Atoll. In his tour to Kolhumadulu, the President visited ten islands of the atoll.

The first stop of the tour which, began yesterday, was at Vilufushi. After Vilifushi, the President visited Burunee, Kin’bidhoo and Veymandoo. The President today, visited Hirilandhoo, Thimarafushi, Gaadhiffushi, Madifushi, Guraidhoo and Dhiyamigili.

During the visits to the islands, the President met with the people of the islands and briefed the people on the benefits of decentralisation of administration of atolls. He also assured the people on government’s commitment to provide basic services to the people.