The President inaugurates the Velana International Airport and Economic Zone Development megaproject to cater to 25 million passengers

President Dr Muizzu launched the initial phase of the project, marking the commencement of the relocation works of the seaplane terminal, initiating the development of the domestic terminal to serve 2,000 passengers per hour, improving cargo facilities, relocating the fuel storage facility out of Funadhoo Island, and repurposing the island to develop as an international financial hub. Furthermore, the President emphasised the future development prospects of connecting Funadhoo, Malé, and Hulhulé via a bridge and Hulhulé and Hulhumalé to the seaplane terminal.