Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure on Wednesday awarded the project to upgrade the harbour of Isdhoo, Laamu Atoll, to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for MVR 34 million.
The agreement was signed by the ministry's Director General Fathimath Shana Farooq and MTCC's CEO Shahid Hussain Moosa.
The project entails the construction of outer and inner seawalls, as well as the revetments of Isdhoo's harbour.
The ministry also tasked Land and Marine Environmental Resource (LaMER) Group, in association with Riyan Pvt Ltd, with designing the land reclamation projects of Alifushi and Dhuvaafaru in Raa Atoll, as well as conducting the environmental impact assessments (EIA) for them. The projects are to be completed within 45 days, with a budget of MVR 272,208.