Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has decided to amend specific provisions of the tourism guideline formulated prior to border reopening.

The tourism guideline was formulated by Maldives government in order to place certain safety protocols and counter-measures towards ensuring safety against the Covid-19 pandemic, as tourism industry expect reopening in July 2020.

President Solih decided to push for the move after the second meeting with National Taskforce on Resilience Building and Ecnomic Recovery on Thursday afternoon.

Prior to Thursday's discussion with the taskforce, President Solih discussed the government's policies towards border reopening and welcoming international travelers in July.

After the discussion President Solih discoursed over the tourism guideline in order to ascertain the views and opinions of the taskforce members towards it.

Members of the taskforce presented their opinions towards provisions highlighting state policies to Covid-19 testing of tourists, isolation and quarantine procedures and on the procedures in traveling between tourist resorts.

Moreover, Thursday's meeting involved detailed discourse towards ensuring public safety as well as the safety of visiting travelers while the pandemic has not fully receded from the island nation.