President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visited Velana International Airport (VIA) Thursday afternoon and observed the progress of the expansion project underway at the airport.
President Solih was welcomed by senior officials from Maldives Aiports Company Limited (MACL) upon arrival.
The President visited and observed the progress of the facilities being built under the airport expansion project, including the new seaplane terminal and seaplane maintenance building.
He also observed the progress of the new apron, the new passenger terminal for international flights and the new cargo terminal.
The President was briefed on airport operations in each facility and how the expansion project would further ease the services offered from the airport.