Health Ministry seeks party to provide accommodation for front liners

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Male’, Maldives – The Health Ministry of Maldives has made an announcement seeking parties to provide accommodation for the front liners working at the Health Emergency Operation Center (HEOC).

The announcement read that the Ministry would be making a payment of MVR 630 per room with laundry arrangements while MVR 500 will be paid for just the room. For full board accommodations, MVR 750 will be paid while MVR 900 will be paid for rooms on a sharing basis with the requirement that all rooms be provided with two 1.5 L water bottles per day.

The rate food arrangements must also be notified to the ministry by the owners of the facility. Other amenities such as towels, bedsheets, and pillow covers must also be provided by the hotel and should be changed once a week. During the time of stay, the rooms and toilets must be cleaned twice a week.

The party which allocates the highest number of rooms will earn the maximum number of points, stated the Ministry. The announcement urged any interested parties to fill out the gazetted registration form, and email it to prior to 14:00 of 7th September, 2020.

The accommodation announcement comes at a time when the number of COVID-19 cases in the capital city area is on the rise. The Ministry had arranged accommodation for employees previously as well.