President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has concluded his visit to the Lhaviyani Atoll and returned to Male’ this morning.
The President visited two islands in the atoll, Maafilaafushi and Felivaru.
The main purpose of the President's visit to the Atoll was to officiate the closing ceremony of the Maldives National Defense Forces’ (MNDF’s) 66th basic training course, held yesterday morning at Maafilaafushi where he also officially inaugurated 'The Basic School’ (TBS), a military training school under MNDF in the island.
As part of the official agenda of the trip, President Solih also visited Felivaru Island and toured the Felivaru Fisheries Complex, the Fisherman’s Marina Hall and observed the layout, drawings and new site allocated for the proposed 4000 MT cold storage facility in the Island.
The President also interacted with local fishermen aboard their vessel docked at Felivaru Island Harbor, where they shared their concerns and suggestions with the President.