Bilehfahi airport work would commence soon, pres assures

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has assured that the Sh. Bilehfahi airport development project would commence soon. The President made the remarks during a meeting with the Bilehfahi Council and the Women's Development Committee on Sunday.

During the meeting held at the President's Office, the councilors noted that work on 95 percent of presidential pledges for the island had already started and is underway.

The Planning Ministry has announced that airports will be developed in HDh. Makunudhoo, Sh. Bilehfahi, B. Thulhaadhoo, Th. Vilufushi, F. Magoodhoo, and an area in R. atoll. Out of these, the government has already reached agreements with two parties to develop the Vilifushi and Magoodhoo airports.