Addu City Council formulates MVR 1.7 budget for Eid celebration in July

Eid al-Adha celebrations | Photo: Hussain Waheed/Mihaaru

Addu City, Maldives – Addu City Council on Wednesday allocated a budget of MVR 1.7 million for the upcoming Eid celebrations.

Of the MVR 1.7 million, 200,000 is to be funded by the council budget while MVR 1.5 million is to be sourced from sponsors. The initial amount spent by the city council was decreased from MVR 300,000 at a meeting held earlier today.

I would spend MVR 3 million or more for [the Eid celebration]

Addu Mayor Ali Nizar

Nizar elaborated that it is not within the council’s budget and the current MVR 200,000 is for immediate use. Funds from sponsors will be directed to the council account.

Addu City plans to celebrate Eid holidays starting from 9 to 13 July 2022 festively with colourful activities and entertainment shows.