President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has stated that this administration will put in every effort to ease the challenges being faced by the Maldivian people and will provide better living in their home islands, instead of having to migrate to another island. The President made this remark while speaking at the function held this morning to inaugurate the sewerage service system of Buruni Island, Kolhumadulu Atoll.

Speaking at the ceremony, the President noted that this administration will put in every effort to carry out development projects to cater to the needs of each island.

Speaking in this regard, the President underscored that the aim of empowering state-owned enterprises was to speed up the development projects carried out by the government. Continuing on, President Yameen stated that he will ensure that the gross national income doubles in the future.

During the ceremony the President called upon all political leaders to never play with the emotions of the people. He also urged everyone to uphold Islamic principles and come up with innovative ideas to fulfill the needs of the people, and empower the youth.

President Yameen began his three-day visit to some islands of Kolhumadulu Atoll yesterday. On day-one, the President inaugurated clean water services in Thimarafushi Island. The President then took part in the ceremony to mark the completion of the beach protection project in Veymandoo Island. He also took part in the ceremony held to mark the completion of beach protection project in Kandoodhoo Island.

Today, President Yameen is scheduled to mark the completion of Vilufushi Island’s road development project, initiate the services of sewerage system in Madifushi Island and mark the completion of the land reclamation project and completion of the protection of the reclaimed land area in Madifushi Island.

Moreover, President Yameen is also scheduled to initiate the services of sewerage system Dhiyamigili Island.

Source: The President’s Office