Maldives government to take measures against developers of 64 resorts behind schedule

Friday, 11 December 2009 18:38

The Maldives government has decided on measures to be taken on the 64 islands leased for resort development, and which are behind schedule.

The decision was made at the cabinet meeting held on last Tuesday.

The government decided that contracts will be cancelled with the 39 islands out of the 65 where no work has yet begun, through negotiations with the lease holders.

Further, it was decided that to develop these islands, where contracts are canceled, as resorts under joint venture partnerships with the government.

Separate measures will be taken on the 25 islands where work has already begun, based on their proposals to the government.

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture will provide the details of these measures.


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