Preparations are underway, according to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, to commence the building of a hospital in Hulhumale’ Phase II, where the residential population is estimated to exceed 70,000 people soon.
He made the remarks at a ceremony announcing the commencement of the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s (MTCC) Raajje Transport Link (RTL) bus service to Hulhumale’ Phase II on Wednesday evening.
Since the region was taken, President Solih noted that his administration has been working hard to build critical services for the citizens of Hulhumale’ Phase II.
“As soon as feasible, the government, HDC – the agency in charge of maintaining Hulhumale’ – and other state institutions started to work developing basic services for the residents of this area,” he stated.
According to President Solih, the administration plans to open three clinics and a pharmacy to give healthcare to the people.
“Moreover, in Hulhumale’ Phase II, HDC is prepared to issue a tender and commence the building of a new hospital and several healthcare facilities,” he stated.
He also highlighted the construction of new schools, mosques, and roads.
President Solih praised MTCC, saying it had achieved significant progress toward the administration’s aim of creating a nationwide transportation network that was efficient, cost-effective, convenient, and sustainable.
Phase II of the RTL bus service to Hulhumale began with the introduction of 15 new buses, each having a capacity of 86 passengers.