President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has announced the government's plans to commence a land reclamation project in Shaviyani Atoll Funadhoo.

The President made these remarks while speaking at Funadhoo School's golden jubilee anniversary event. He is on Funadhoo Island in the Shaviyani Atoll as part of a two-day visit. He would also visit Holhudhoo Island in the Noonu Atoll.

Speaking about other projects planned for the island, the President announced his decision to commence a land reclamation project next year, as requested by the residents.

He added that the administration plans to begin coastal protection work on the island soon.

President Solih also gave an update on the project to build an additional 15 classrooms in Funadhoo School.

He added that funds would be earmarked in the budget next year to establish an additional administrative building.