President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has this evening met with local fishermen from Laamu Atoll. The meeting was held at Hithadhoo School Hall as part of his ongoing visit to three islands of Laamu Atoll.

Discussions at the meeting were focussed on ways to solve the difficulties and challenges faced by fisher community in the region. Some of the concerns raised by include challenges in acquiring ice, selling prices of fish, problems in using the ‘Fahi Hakatha’ application and banking difficulties.

Speaking at the meeting, the President affirmed that the Administration is working towards alleviating all difficulties faced by Maldivian fishermen. He further assured that the Administration would work with line ministries and agencies to address the concerns raised.