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President Solih visits Naifaru and Henbadhoo

27 December 2018, MVT 15:48
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in Henbadhoo. PHOTO: MOHAMED NASEEM/MIHAARU
27 December 2018, MVT 15:48

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih concluded his official trip on Thursday with a visit to the island of Henbadhoo, Noonu Atoll.

The main purpose of his visit was to inaugurate the new sewerage system in the island. Minister of Environment Dr. Hussain Rasheed accompanied the president on this trip.

The cost of establishing the sewerage system in Henbadhoo, an island with an approximate population of 700, was covered by renowned businessman Mohamed Moosa (Champa Uchu), who has various connections to the island.

Additionally, the President met with Henbadhoo Island Council after the inauguration ceremony.

Earlier on the same day, President Solih visited Naifaru of Lhaviyani Atoll and met with the island's council.

On this visit, the President met with Naifaru Island Councillors and discussed the upcoming and ongoing development projects of the island. They also discussed the challenges and difficulties facing the council regarding the progress of these projects, and debated on how to reach solutions for these problems.

In the President’s visit to the atolls which commenced on Wednesday, he participated in the National Unity Day activities held in Dhuvaafaru, Raa Atoll. He also made an unofficial visit to his hometown Hinnavaru, Lhaviyani Atoll, on the same day.