President marks completion of Madaveli Coastal Protection Project, inaugurates harbor

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom attends function to mark completion of Madaveli Coastal Protection Project in G. Dh. Madaveli on August 7, 2018. (Photo/Ministry of Environment)

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has participated in the completion of the coastal protection project in G. Dh. Madaveli and inaugurated the island’s harbor.

The function took place in Madaveli this Tuesday morning.

The MVR 10,951,641.19 Madaveli Coastal Protection Project was allocated in the State Budget 2016.

A 17,926.21 kilometer area affected by beach erosion was filled with sand and a 454.5-meter seawall built around the area by Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) under the project.

The project was completed on December 22, 2017.

The over MVR 52 million Madaveli Harbor Project was also carried out by MTCC. The project was launched in 2014 and completed in July, 2018.

The harbor is 241 meters long and 40 meters wide, with a 164-meter revetment wall.

It also has a 1,220-meter pavement and modern light fixtures.