Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has handed over land plots to build five schools in Hulhumale’ Phase II.
HDC handed over four land plots to the government and one land plot to Islanders Education. The agreements were signed by Managing Director of HDC Ahmed Athif, Senior Policy Director at the Ministry of Education Moosa Naeem, and Chairman of Islanders Education Abdul Rasheed.
Managing Director of HDC Ahmed Athif said the Hulhumale’ Master Plan takes into account the growing population when establishing services and that projects to build 10 schools in Hulhumale’ have now begun.
HDC stated that the locations for the school buildings were chosen based on the density of the local population, which is concentrated at Hulhumale’ Phase II due to the ongoing social housing development projects. The purpose of the school development projects is to provide means for current and future residents of Phase II to conveniently send their children to schools.
The government schools will be built on land plots measuring 50,000-70,000sqft and each school will be able to accommodate 1,000 students. Meanwhile, Islanders Education received a 48,000sqft of land to build its school, which will be accredited by the Council of British International Schools.