Pres inaugurates new mosque in Kendhikulhudhoo

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday inaugurated ‘Masjid Al-Rahmath’ mosque in Kendhikulhudhoo Island of Noonu Atoll.

The President was warmly welcomed by members of the island council and the people of Kendhikulhudhoo upon his arrival at the island. Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr. Ahmed Zahir and MP for Kendhikulhudhoo constituency, Ahmed Eesa attended the inauguration ceremony alongside the president.

Speaking at the ceremony, President Solih emphasized on the government’s efforts in curbing the challenges faced by businesses especially in relation to investors. In that regard, the President said that some of the efforts undertaken within the past year, such as legislative reform, is already bearing fruit.

Speaking further, President Solih highlighted the government’s vision to develop the nation, stating that the administration will refrain from any bias and focus on developing all islands across the nation so that all Maldivians have access to the shared benefits.

The newly inaugurated mosque can accommodate up to 550 worshippers at a time. Construction of the mosque, which commenced on 17 March 2019, was completed in 296 days. The project was funded by well-wishers.