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Maldives: Foreign Ministry concludes allotting India’s MVR 100 mil grant June 07,2019   |  Source: The Edition

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, announced three further projects under the MVR 100 million grant that was provided by the Government of India to the Maldives for socio-economic development, thereby drawing a conclusion to the distribution of funding. According to the ministry, projects for which the grant allocations were made, across various islands, were all requests that were made to the president during weekly meetings held with the island councils, on official visits made to the islands during both elections as well as those brought to his attention from ministries and other authorities owing to increased urgency.

To outline the distribution of the MVR 100 million aid:

MVR 7,806,900.00 - To construct an international Convention Centre in Ukulhas, Alif Alif Atoll. As such facilities are limited, create a venue for the local council, guest house owners and business communities to host conferences thereby promoting MICE tourism.

MVR 7,000,000 – For numerous projects at the Specialised Training School run by the Police Academy, Maldives Police Service, at Vaanee, Dhaalu Atoll

Ensuring modern training is provided to police officers, and the necessary skills and knowledge required to perform their duties efficiently and effectively.

MVR 7,469,465.89

 

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