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13 Apr 2024 | Sat 16:22
The president met Island Council and WDC members of L. Gan Island on Thursday
The president met Island Council and WDC members of L. Gan Island on Thursday
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President's tour of Laamu atoll
L. Gan council urges gov’t to seek solution for housing issues
 
The meeting saw discussions held on the most important development needs of the island community
 
Councilors expressed concerns regarding delays in the road development project
 
The meeting also saw the island’s WDC members sharing concerns regarding their allowances

The council members of Gan island of Laamu atoll have requested the government to provide a solution for the housing issues facing the island.

This was done during a meeting President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu held with the island’s councilors and Women’s Development Committee (WDC) members as part of his tour of several islands in Laamu atoll which he began on Thursday morning.

The meeting saw discussions held on the most important development needs of the island community.

Councilors shared their thoughts on allocating land for housing to the residents and shed light on the significance of constructing a park, increasing the council's block grant funding as well as developing school facilities.

Further, councilors expressed concerns regarding delays in the road development project, as well as the sewerage network in newly populated areas.

The meeting also saw the island’s WDC members sharing concerns regarding their allowances.

The president shared his vision of establishing a mental healthcare hospital in the island and stated that the hospital would be of international quality, featuring more spacious quarters and highly qualified physicians.

The members of his cabinet that accompanied him on the tour provided updates on the ongoing initiatives by the administration aiming to address the issues raised by the councilors.

President Muizzu assured the councilors that their recommendations would be considered, and that the government would seek ways to pursue them.

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