President Estimates Population Rise to 5 Lakh by 2019 end

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The President of the Maldives, Honorable Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has estimated that the population of Maldives will rise to 5 lakh by the end of 2019.

He stated this while speaking at the ceremony held to commemorate World Population Day on 11th July 2019.

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Hon. Solih explained that by the end of 2019, the population of Maldives is expected to increase to 530,000 with 30% of the figure being expatriates.

Due to this, he mentioned that the government is working on a Migration Policy to lessen the amount of income which goes out of the country.

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