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Maldives seeks master plan proposal for iHavan

Fathmath Shaahunaz
18 August 2016, MVT 12:02
Model of the iHavan zone that is planned to be established in Ihavandhippolhu by the government.
Fathmath Shaahunaz
18 August 2016, MVT 12:02

The Maldives government is seeking local and international firms to propose a master plan for iHavan, the integrated project to be operated in the northernmost Ihavandhippolhu atoll of the archipelago.

In a notice, the economic ministry invited local and international firms to submit their proposals for the iHavan master plan, in accordance with the project’s Terms of Reference, by August 24. The shortlisted companies and entities will be invited for further discussions.

The ministry stated that the Terms of Reference specifies the services required, details on the project location and the preferred date for project completion.

Noting the high priority of the iHavan project, the ministry added that land reclamation phases of the project will commence in December.

The iHavan integrated project comprises of the development of harbours and ports, the production, processing and storage of cargo, an international cruise facility, airport and real estate.