Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) has announced that the apartments allotted to its workers under the Hiya housing program would be handed over early next year.
Shahid Ali, CEO of MPL, made the comment during his address at the ceremony commemorating the company’s 35th anniversary.
According to Shahid, the construction of the housing units was delayed owing to problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. He did, however, state that work has resumed and that MPL expects the towers to be finished in early 2022.
He stated that the Hiya housing plan is the largest investment and guaranteed that the employees will receive their apartments the next year.
As one of the firms involved in the Hiya housing project, MPL began building of the towers in Hulhumale’ in 2018. The company is building three 14-story towers with three-room apartments.
Hiya is the largest social housing project in Hulhumale’ Phase II, with 6,720 apartments housing more than 25,000 people.