At the cabinet meeting held today, the members discussed the current status of establishing a nationwide transport system in the Maldives. Updates on the work being done in this regard were given by Minister of Housing, Transport and Environment, Mr Mohamed Aslam.

The cabinet decided to close contract for the transport network in South-Central Province during the first week of August.

The cabinet also decided to improve coordination among the concerned authorities to speed up the process.

Establishing a nationwide transport system is one of the key pledges of the government.