Vice President Faisal Naseem on Sunday afternoon officially opened a new Fishermen’s Park built in Hulhumalé. Speaking at the ceremony held to open the park, the Vice President reiterated the administration’s commitment to further developing the fisheries sector and addressing the concerns of fishermen.

The Vice President, in his speech, went on to note that the fishing industry endured the economic hardships of the Covid-19 pandemic. He also highlighted the numerous contributions of fishermen to the economy and urged stakeholders in every industry to strive towards economic development.

The Fishermen's Park, developed by the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), offers essential services and rest and recreational facilities to fishermen and boat crews.