Himmafushi requests a picnic island

Himmafushi Island Council meets with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih | Photo: President's Office

Malé, Maldives – Himmafushi Island Council requested a picnic island during a meeting with the President on Sunday.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday met with members of the Island Council of Himmafushi Island in the Kaafu Atoll.

Some of the main concerns raised by the council members at the meeting included the need for improving healthcare services, protecting areas affected by coastal erosion and developing a beach in addition to a picnic island. They also discussed with the President developing a new building for the council secretariat, a multi-purpose hall for functions and events, improving policing, and developing a stadium with artificial turf.

President Solih assured the council members of the administration’s commitment to improving healthcare services and addressing the concerns raised at the meeting. The President also reiterated that the administration values the opinions and input of the people.