President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has said MVR 1.5 billion will be allocated in next year’s budget for housing projects in atolls.
Speaking at the ‘Rahvehi Fathis’ campaign finale event at Aa. Rasdhoo, President Solih said that every resident should have the privilege of proper housing and the government will facilitate and issue convenient and easy loans for housing. Similarly, construction of 5,000 housing units are ongoing in different atolls and this is part of the government’s plans to solve the housing crisis in atolls along with the Greater Male’ area. Moreover, the government aims to increase the number of housing units to 13,000 soon, he added.
Government has given a lot of priority to decentralization and it hopes to achieve this through several development projects currently ongoing across the nation.