The administration remains committed to enhance human resources and modernize the educational infrastructure, says President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
The Maldivian leader made this remark while speaking at the award ceremony for the Top Achievers’ Award 2021 – 2022, held at Dharubaaruge on Wednesday evening.
Taking the podium at Wednesday’s ceremony, President Solih urged the students entering secondary and higher secondary education to keenly pursue academic disciplines aligned with their own expertise and capacity.
Shedding light on the significance of actively enhancing the skills of students, the president noted that each student has a responsibility to serve the nation.
The president went on to acknowledge that aspiring students have abundant opportunities to pursue higher education at home as well as abroad.
Further, he emphasized the importance of establishing modern educational systems and fostering a conducive environment for students in a bid to boost national development and cultivate a productive community.
Addressing the implementation of comprehensive evaluations of schools to bolster and enhance the education system, President Solih assured the public that his administration remains dedicated to support schools that require assistance.
Wednesday’s ceremony saw President Solih conferring awards to students who achieved first place in the secondary examinations and recognized top achievers who secured first place worldwide in individual subject categories.
First Lady Fazna Ahmed and Vice President Faisal Naseem were also in attendance at Wednesday’s ceremony.
FL Fazna conferred awards to students who earned second place, while VP Naseem presented awards to those who achieved third place in their respective examinations.
Out of the 6,360 candidates who took the secondary examinations during 2022, 844 students achieved a position in the prestigious national top 10 rankings. This included 11 students ranked in the world's top 10, with six being honored with the High Achievement Award.