Work has begun on the land reclamation and coast protection project for the development of a picnic island in Maafushi, Kaafu Atoll.
The project’s operator, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) deployed the project site for the development of Maafushi Picnic Island on November 8.
A total of 2 hectares of land will be reclaimed for the picnic island as part of the MVR 10 million project, as will shore protection works.
While preparation for the Maafushi Picnic Island project has begun, MTCC has already started land reclamation work for two more picnic islands.
The company had started land reclamation and coast protection works at Guraidhoo, Kaafu Atoll, in preparation for the development of a picnic island, as well as the development of Kudagiri as a picnic island for Male’ residents.