Maldives introduces currency symbol for Dhivehi Rufiyaa

Maldives currency Dhivehi Rufiyaa symbol | Photo: MMA

Malé, Maldives – Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) on Sunday revealed the official currency symbol for the Maldivian currency Dhivehi Rufiyaa at a ceremony held at MMA headquarters.

The symbol was selected from 70 designs submitted for a design competition announced in 2021 by the authority to designate a currency symbol for the Maldivian Dhiveh Rufiyaa.

The symbol was designed by Hassan Shujaau, M. Spotlight.

Dhivehi Rufiyaa currency symbol will be used after the number denoting the amount following the Dhivehi language direction and will be used in the notes printed henceforth.