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4000 solar lights to illuminate Greater Male region

Ahmed Aiham
02 January 2019, MVT 22:39
A darkly lit road on Male'. PHOTO: AHMED NISHAATH/MIHAARU
Ahmed Aiham
02 January 2019, MVT 22:39

Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Athifa Shukoor, on Sunday, revealed that 4,000 solar LED lights will be installed under the initiative to illuminate capital Male', reclaimed suburb Hulhumale' and Vilimale'.

Minister Athifa stated that Male' City Council, Hulhumale' Development Corporation (HDC), Maldives Police Service and State Electric Company (STELCO) are involved in the initiative.

The project will be conducted through international assistance.

Accordinf to Athifa, the ministry has already identified the placements for the 4,000 lights.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had pledged to establish solar street lights on the three islands as part of his '100-day' pledges.

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