Vice President Faisal Naseem on Sunday evening stated that the administration is making revolutionary progress and advancements towards development. He was speaking at the signing ceremony of Fuvahmulah City’s coastal protection project, held at Hafiz Ahmed School.

Speaking about the numerous developmental projects ongoing across the country, the Vice President noted that projects have been completed, or are underway, on each and every single island. In this regard, he assured that the administration does not regard the population size of islands when it comes to development.

Shedding light on Fuvahmulah City’s coastal protection project, the Vice President remarked that today we are realising a long-awaited dream of its residents. He also noted that the initiative launched today had been in the planning stages for the past ten years. He further spoke about the other developmental initiatives underway in the city.

The Fuvahmulah City Coastal Protection Project was awarded to M.T. Højgaard Maldives Pvt. Ltd. The MVR 300 million project encompasses the construction of 2,650 metres of coastline protection walls from the north of Fuvahmulah harbour to the east of the island.

Ms Zeeniya Ahmed Hameed, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of National Planning, Housing, and Infrastructure, signed the contract on behalf of the government, while Managing Director Per Vinther Larson signed the contract on behalf of M.T. Højgaard Maldives Pvt. Ltd.

Along with the Vice President, cabinet ministers, the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Maldives, Mrs Tanja Gonggrijp, and senior government and Fuvahmulah City officials, attended the ceremony.