STELCO to assemble electric vehicles

Managing Director of the State Electric Company (STELCO), Hassan Mughnee has said that the company wants to assemble electric vehicles and bring it to the Maldivian market.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the STELCO Workshop "STEWO" last night, the Managing Director of the company said that the company wants to import parts and assemble electric vehicles in the country and would be starting the process fairly soon. However, he did not state a specific date.

"Today we have shown a generator we assembled ourselves," said the Mughnee, "Next we want to assemble electric vehicles ourselves."

He said that the vehicles would be designed for the Maldives and it is an environmentally friendly option for the future of transportation.