The city council of southernmost Addu remains grateful for the incumbent administration’s notable achievements in enhancing healthcare services.
Addu City Councilors made these remarks during a meeting with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih as part of his ongoing brief tour of the southernmost city, which began on Saturday.
As such, sitting down with the councilors for discussions at the Secretariat of the Addu City Council in Hithadhoo Island, the president listened to the issues and concerns raised by the councilors.
The councilors reflected on President Solih’s commitment to engage with local councils and address matters of importance at the community level.
Addu councilors also expressed appreciation for the steadfast commitment shown by the president to develop the city and acknowledged the administration's notable achievements in the healthcare sector.
Further, they went on to shed light on the impressive expansion of services at Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH), the near completion of the Cath Lab Facility, and the extended reach of healthcare services through the Hulhumedhoo Healthcare Centre, which according to the city council, has positively impacted the community.
Saturday’s meeting also saw council members praising the Solih administration's positive measures to address the space constraints in schools as well as the significant strides made in the education sector under the capable leadership of President Solih.
Emphasizing the issues the residents face in managing waste as well as challenges faced by the fisher community, the city council spoke regarding the requirement to increase human resources at the council as well.
They went on to acknowledge the importance of the continued social and economic development of the island.
Listening to these concerns and issues, President Solih acknowledged the issues facing the fisher community and assured the councilors that steps are being taken to resolve these issues.
Discussions were also held on the significant projects initiated in Addu.
President Solih assured the island community that the issues raised at the meeting will be carefully considered and discussions will be held with the relevant authorities further to tackle these issues.