MTCC and Planning Ministry Collaborate on Two Vital Projects in Meemu Atoll

The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has formalised two agreements with the Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for the M. Muli – Naalaafushi Causeway Project and M. Mulah Harbour Development Project.

The first agreement centres around the implementation of the M. Muli – Naalaafushi Causeway Project. This project encompasses a vast scope, including the reclamation of 9,825 cbm for a temporary access bed, 8,496 cbm for an approach road, and 16,879 cbm for the backfill of a retaining wall. Additionally, the plan details the construction of a 112m revetment, 15m groyne, 340m causeway, and a 315m bridge.

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The estimated value of this project stands at MVR 125.58 million.

Simultaneously, the parties inked a second agreement focusing on the M. Mulah Harbour Development Project. This project will involve 23,100 cbm of maintenance dredging operations, 2,520 cbm of channel dredging operations, and the dredging of a new 44,500 cbm harbour basin.

The infrastructure blueprint also includes the creation of a 38m breakwater, 53m revetment, a 253m sand-filled breakwater on the outer revetment, and a 494m quay wall. Additional components, such as mooring buoys, a 25m x 4m concrete bridge, harbour lights, and 3,062 sqm of paving, complete the extensive scope of the project.

It is projected to have a budget of MVR 62.63 million.

Representing MTCC, CEO Adam Azim affixed his signature to the agreements, while the Ministry was represented by Fathimath Shaana Farooq, Director General. MP Ibrahim Naseer was also present to honour the occasion.

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