The councilors of Maalhos island in Baa atoll are pleased with the progress of the water and sewerage project in the island.
This was revealed by Maalhos councilors during a meeting with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday.
During the meeting held at the President’s Office, Maalhos councilors expressed their satisfaction with the progress of the water and sewerage network project and highlighted that the incumbent administration has kept its commitment to the equitable development of all islands over the past four years.
Councilors went on to share the most pertinent issues and concerns facing the island community regarding development progress.
Discussions also revolved around issues in expediting the island's harbor project, granting jurisdiction over Hibalhidhoo Island as well as concerns regarding coastal erosion at the designated boat yard.
Difficulties surfacing due to the mosque’s small size were also conveyed to the President.
The councilors went on to request assistance to conduct religious awareness programs, and discussed the need for sports facilities.
Members of the Women’s Development Committee (WDC) of the island who were also present, reiterated calls by the councilors about the jurisdiction of Hibalhidhoo Island.
Listening to these concerns, President Solih shared the latest details of the development plans for the island and assured them that he will hold discussions with relevant authorities to find amicable solutions for the issues facing the island community.
President Solih went on to reiterate his administration’s commitment to consult with local councils in matters related to development.