MoU Signed for Design Phase of Addu City Bridge Project

PUBLISHED February 20, 2024

The planned bridge connecting Hithadhoo and Hulhudhoo-Meedhoo in Addu City has moved into its preliminary design and survey phase. This progress follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining the initial work required for the project.

The signing ceremony, attended by President Dr Mohamed Muizzu, took place during his ongoing visit to the southern cities of Addu City, Huvadhoo, and Fuvamulah City. President Muizzu highlighted the project’s importance and confirmed that grants would cover the costs of the design and feasibility studies. He expressed his expectation that the construction phase of the bridge would commence within the current year and be completed within the next four years.

The Arab Contractors company has been selected to carry out the preliminary design and survey work for the bridge project. Dr Abdulla Muttalib, Minister of Construction and Infrastructure, signed the MoU on behalf of the Maldivian Government, with Board Member Heba Abu AlEla representing The Arab Contractors.

President Muizzu emphasized the bridge’s potential to stimulate economic growth within Addu City, underscoring the government’s commitment to infrastructure projects that enhance the lives of Maldivians.



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