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Maldives seeks contractors for sewerage systems, road development

12 February 2019, MVT 12:14
Minister of Finance Ibrahim Ameer speaks at press conference. PHOTO/MIHAARU
12 February 2019, MVT 12:14

The Ministry of Finance is seeking contractors to establish water and sewerage systems in 17 islands, and develop roads in eight islands.

Water and sewerage systems are to be developed in:

- Uligan, Haa Alif Atoll

- Nolhivaran, Haa Dhaal Atoll

- Kurinbi, Haa Dhaal Atoll

- Morashi, Shaviyani Atoll

- Komandoo, Shaviyani Atoll

- Kanditheemu, Shaviyani Atoll

- Foakaidhoo, Shaviyani Atoll

- Kendhikulhudhoo, Noonu Atoll

- Alifushi, Raa Atoll

- Angolhitheemu, Raa Atoll

- Vaadhoo, Raa Atoll

- Rasgetheemu, Raa Atoll

- Vandhoo, Thaa Atoll

- Kandudhoo, Thaa Atoll

- Kinbidhoo, Thaa Atoll

- Hithaadoo, Baa Atoll

- Kanduhulhudhoo, Gaaf Alif Atoll

Meanwhile, road construction projects will be carried out in:

- Hanimaadhoo, Haa Dhaal Atoll

- Ungoofaaru, Raa Atoll

- Dhuvaafaru, Raa Atoll

- Eydhafushi, Baa Atoll

- Madifushi, Thaa Atoll

- Fonadhoo, Laamu Atoll

- Fuvamulah City

- Addu City

The government allocated MVR 6.6 billion in this year’s state budget for the Public Sector Investment Program, under which there are 315 new prospects and 229 ongoing projects.

MVR 1.3 billion is allotted to fund 120 water and sewerage related proposals, and MVR 5.59 million for 51 land reclamation and highway development projects.

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