President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has stated that it is his dream to make the Maldives the most honourable, economically self-sufficient, the most outstanding nation in this entire South Asian region. The President made this remark while addressing the gathering at the function organized by Progressive Party of Maldives in Villingili.

In his speech, President Yameen highlighted the numerous projects carried out across country especially for youth empowerment and wellbeing. In this regard, the President announced plans to develope an international racing track in Villimale´, and emphasized future plans to develope a world-class surfing destination in Thanburudhoo Island, catering to the needs of the talented Maldivian surfers.

In his speech, President Yameen highlighted the numerous development projects that are being carried out in the nation to meet the housing needs of the people, especially noting the administration’s housing schemes targeted for the country’s youth.

In this regard, President Yameen said that the “Hiyaa” housing project in the Hulhumale´ youth city will continue into “Hiyaa Accomplished” project to be carried out in Villimale´ Phase 2. He also reiterated that the administration’s two housing schemes were planned as total solution projects for the housing problems being faced today. He further underscored that Hiyaa Accomplished project would ensure solutions for 315,000 Maldivians, and is directly linked to the hope of Maldivian youth and all those in need of housing.

Speaking at the function, the President also noted that the Villimale´ phase 2 project will bring hope to all Maldivians and that it denotes the economic viability required of the country. He further underscored that under the Villimale´ phase 2 project, Thilafushi, Villingili, Gulhifahu and Male´ will be connected via a bridge.

Moreover, President Yameen reiterated that the administration would never tolerate any action that may impact the independence and sovereignty of our nation.

Source: The President’s Office