Maldives: Capital Dredging and Reclamation Contract Signed
Contract signing for dredging and reclamation of six Islands was held at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure.
The ceremony, which was held on January 17, was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr.Mohamed Muizzu and Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Mr. Suhail Ahmed, Council members of the six Islands and senior officials from the Ministry and HDC.
On behalf of the Government, Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr.Mohamed Muizzu signed the contract agreement while Mr. Suhail Ahmed of HDC signed the contract on behalf of HDC.
Under the agreement dredging and reclamation works of the four Islands, TH.Guraidhoo, K.Maafushi, DH.Meedhoo, DH.Kudahuvadhoo and K.Guraidhoo will be carried out by the contractor, HDC. TH.Guraidhoo and K.Thulusdhoo will be funded from the Government budget while the rest of the Islands will be funded by HDC.
Speaking at the ceremony Minister Muizzu briefed the media and the Council members of the Islands about the important key factors of the project.
Press Release, January 21, 2013; Image: gov