2018 Presidential Campaign

Extensive land in Kondey makes it perfect for local tourism growth: Solih

  • Kondey has the most land in the whole of Gaaf Alif atoll
  • Solih pledged to lease land for local tourism investment in Kondey island during his term
  • Will begin issuing "soft loan" needed for tourism development

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2018 Sep 02 | Sun 22:12 1,109 local

Solih in Kondey island as part of Huvadhu atoll campaign tour - Hussain Hassaan

Maldives Joint Opposition’s Presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that Kondey island in Gaaf Alif atoll is perfect for the growth of local tourism given its extensive land.

Land in Kondey measures up to 116 hectares and it is known to be the island in Huvadhu atoll with the least populace with 250 residents.

Solih arrives in Kondey island

Speaking to residents in Kondey upon his arrival as part of his Huvadhu atoll tour, Solih said that the island is perfect for investing for local tourism and that he will be leasing plots of land for Guesthouse development during his tenure. Solih went on to pledge that he will be granting the soft loan required to promote tourism in the island during the opposition coalition’s term as well.

Kondey's guesthouse businessess are currently underdeveloped.

Further speaking, Solih pledged to bring development for residents of Kondey without falling into a pit of corruption and tyranny, having asserted that his administration will ensure those who commit offenses of corruption and graft will be penalized accordingly and not given a second chance.

Solih arrives in Kondey island

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