As part of his visit to G.Dh. Thinadhoo, President Mohamed Nasheed has this afternoon attended an information session for the people of Thinadhoo on government’s housing project.

President noted that providing affordable housing was one of the key pledges of his administration. He also said that the government, therefore, gave a high priority to its housing project.

Under the housing project, the government plans to build 1,000 housing units in 85 identified islands.

The government is now in negotiation with TATA Housing, to build 250 housing units.

Earlier today, President met with senior officials on Thinadhoo and spoke on their general well-being and on the development projects for the island.

He also visited G.Dh Atoll Education Centre. During his visit to the school, he met with teachers and students at the school.