Addu City, Maldives – President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has officially opened the National College of Policing and Law Enforcement located in Addu City.
The opening ceremony was held in the presence of the External Affairs Minister of India, Dr S. Jaishankar and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives Abdulla Shahid.
The National College of Policing and Law Enforcement is being developed under the assistance of the Indian government, and the initial developmental work of the academy began in 2017, contracted to Sri Avantika Contractors.
The entire complex for which the Indian government is expected to spend USD 18 million will have modern accommodation blocks, a medical clinic, a PT ground, a helipad, a training centre, a gym that can accommodate 800 people, as well as a football ground and a basketball ground. Additionally, it will also be equipped with a 400-metre track, an auditorium accommodating 340 people and eight classrooms accommodating 40 people each.