President and First Lady visits “China-Maldives Friendship” Bridge site

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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim have visited the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge site this evening where they were briefed on the progress of the project.

The China-Maldives Friendship Bridge is the first project of its kind in the Maldives and is the largest development project conducted by Chinese company; S.H.E.C. The project was officially inaugurated by the President on 30th December 2015.

Upon completion of the 2,000 meter bridge the productivity of the region is expected to be highly revitalized. The project is set to be completed and inaugurated in July 2018.

The President and First Lady were accompanied by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Members of the Cabinet, Members of the Parliament and Managing Directors of Companies.