Discussions have been held regarding the incumbent administration’s development plans for southernmost Addu City.
The discussions were held as part of Vice President Faisal Naseem’s ongoing tour of southernmost Addu City and Fuvahmulah City, on Thursday.
As such, VP Naseem sat down with members of Addu City Council and the Women’s Development Committee (WDC), to discuss development plans for the island as well as the pertinent issues facing the residents of the island.
The meeting saw Addu City councilors highlighting that the most development projects in the city had been initiated during the incumbent administration of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
They described the development projects to be some of the most significant ongoing projects in the atoll.
Shedding light on the road construction project in Addu, councilors stated that it would see all the main roads of the city developed.
Discussions were also held regarding budget constraints and upgrading healthcare services in the city.
Listening to the council members, VP Naseem briefed them on the latest updates of the administration’s development vision for the city and specifically highlighted the development of the education and healthcare sectors.
VP Naseem also touched upon the ongoing work to improve healthcare services at the Addu Equatorial Hospital and assured the councilors that the administration remains committed to seek amicable solutions to issues and challenges facing the community.
The vice president visited Hithadhoo School before the meeting and spoke to the management and employees at the school regarding the operations.
The school briefed VP Naseem on the issues related to space constraints, are expected to be addressed with the completion of the ongoing project to build 12 new classrooms.
Hithadhoo School has a capacity of 1,000 and caters to students from the foundation stage up to the tenth grade.