President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih conferred on Friday the President’s Award for Special Achievement and the Special Medal for Memorising the Noble Quran to 65 recipients. The awards were presented at the ceremony held in Dharubaaruge to commemorate Republic Day.
This year’s recipients of the awards included 13 individuals who memorised the Noble Quran at the highest level, nine individuals for their achievements in attaining an MQA Level 10 qualification and publishing their research in an international journal, and 41 individuals for their achievements in the completion of their Level 7, 8 or 9 qualifications.
Recipients of awards this year also included an individual recognised for his skill, creativity and innovation that contributed towards national development. This award is open only to youth who attain exceptional achievements by applying their skills and talent.
An award was also given to an organisation for its contributions to excelling in human resource development in the tourism sector. The President added the award to the President’s Special Awards to mark the 50th anniversary of tourism in the Maldives.