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27 May 2023 | Sat 16:25
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih meets with the Island Council and WDC of F. Nilandhoo
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih meets with the Island Council and WDC of F. Nilandhoo
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Nilandhoo Island Council
Nilandhoo Island Council shares their pertinent needs with the President
President affirmed his dedication to working with relevant stakeholders to tackle the identified issues
The President noted that the administration would priorities the relocation of the powerhouse

The Island Council and Women's Development Committee (WDC) members of Nilandhoo Island in the Faafu Atoll, has shared the island's pertinent needs with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

The Island Council and WDC members, shared their concerns with the President during a meeting held at the secretariat of Nilandhoo Council on Saturday, as part of the President's two days tour of Faafu atoll.

Nilandhoo island is the first stop of the President's tour, which he began on Saturday morning. President Solih is accompanied on the tour by First Lady Fazna Ahmed and a high ranking government delegation.

During the meeting, the council members highlighted seven pressing needs pertaining to tourism development, coastline protection, construction of a police station, a new council secretariat building, expansion of health services, including the introduction of dialysis facilities and establishment of an intensive care unit in the hospital, relocation of the powerhouse, enhancement of ferry services, and provision of suitable premises for the efficient functioning of the Qur'anic Centre's branch on the island.

In response to the concerns raised by the council and WDC members, President Solih affirmed his dedication to working with relevant stakeholders to tackle the identified issues effectively. He noted that the administration would priorities the relocation of the powerhouse and the construction of the harbor while also giving due importance to the development of the police station and the construction of a new building for the council secretariat.

During the meeting, the President also extended his gratitude to the council members for their warm hospitality towards him and the accompanying delegation. He acknowledged that the island's residents had raised several significant matters during their earlier meeting as well, which were subsequently discussed during the council meeting.

Following the council meeting, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and First Lady Fazna Ahmed visited the Faafu Atoll Hospital, where they engaged with the management and staff to gain insights into the challenges faced, and the initiatives undertaken to enhance healthcare services in the region.

Afterwards, the President inaugurated the newly established "Tadrees Al-Quran Al-Kareem" Quran class and toured the facility with the First Lady. The facility currently caters to over 100 students, with two classrooms in operation. Initially founded in 1969 as the "Hendunu Class," the institution has undergone significant transformations.

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Reviewed by: Fathimath Zuhaira
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