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President Yameen inaugurates Maafaru International Airport

Shaina Abdulla
29 August 2018, MVT 08:48
Shaina Abdulla
29 August 2018, MVT 08:48

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, on Wednesday, inaugurated the international airport at Noonu Atoll Maafaru island.

During the ceremony to kick-off the Abu Dhabi funded airport, President Yameen unveiled the inaugural monument placed at the island’s airport and harbour.

Maafaru International Airport is set to feature a transit hotel, resort and can simultaneously accommodate a total of six jets.

President Yameen had earlier attributed the airport, valued at USD60 million, as a donation to the Maldives by the United Arab Emirates.

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