Independence 50’s Funa program results to be announced early November

Independence 50’s Funa program results to be announced early November

  ‘Funa’ nation-wide cultural show’s group rounds’ results will be announced early next month, the Ministry of Home Affairs announced. Funa is an inter-atoll initiative by the Government held to mark the 50th anniversary of Maldives independence. A senior official of the event, Mohamed Lammaan told Eydhafushi Times that the winning teams from all atoll […]

Eydhafushi to host Baa atoll ‘Funa’ show today

Eydhafushi to host Baa atoll ‘Funa’ show today

Eydhafushi is poised to stage the Baa atoll Funa show today evening. The cultural show is part of nation-wide celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Maldives independence. Each atoll enacts its own local cultural items — with the winner invited to the central capital Male to perform. Cultural groups from three islands of Baa atoll […]

Inter-atoll cooperation as Maaungoodhoo councilors learn waste management at Maalhos

Inter-atoll cooperation as Maaungoodhoo councilors learn waste management at Maalhos

  A team of Councilors from adjacent Shaviyani atoll visited Baa atoll on Monday as an exemplary symbol of cooperation between the atolls of Maldives. Three Councilors and two staff from Maaungoodhoo island visited Maalhos community and exchanged information and experience on a host of subjects. They learnt how to produce compost and manage waste. […]

8 teams in competition at Baa Atoll Football Challenge

8 teams in competition at Baa Atoll Football Challenge

  Eight teams are participating the Baa Atoll Football Challenge slated for 3-17 December. The islands taking part are the capital Eydhafushi, Goidhoo, Fulhadhoo, Fehendhoo, Kuda Rikilu, Dharavandhoo, Maalhos and Dhonfanu. Kihadhoo, which partook during the past consecutive three years, are not in competition, according to organizers Eydhafushi’s U-Sports. Each island’s Council will compile the […]

Umaamath Abbas wins MARES Quran contest in Maalhos

Umaamath Abbas wins MARES Quran contest in Maalhos

  by Mohamed Afrah Umaamath Abbas (from Vaguthee Hiyaa house) has won first place in Baa atoll Maalhos island’s Maalhos Recreation and Environment Society’s (MARES) 10th annual Quran recitation competition. Sibaa Abdul Rasheed (from Eight house) won second place while ranking third is Aminath Shaheem (from Lily-ge house). Atoll capital Eydhafushi’s sheikh Abdul “Majeed-be” Majeed […]

MNDF cautions travelers to be wary of Dharavandhoo’s sunken cargo vessel

MNDF cautions travelers to be wary of Dharavandhoo’s sunken cargo vessel

  The Maldives’ military, Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) last night cautioned travelers to be wary of Baa atoll Dharavandhoo island’s Kurimagu boat which sank 18 nautical miles off the atoll’s capital Eydhafushi island’s southeastern coast yesterday morning while arriving from the federal capital Male’ with cargo. The 10 people on board were rescued and […]

Maalhos to allocate 3 lands for city hotels

Maalhos to allocate 3 lands for city hotels

  Baa atoll Maalhos Council’s President Abdulla Sujau said that final preparations are underway to release three lands measuring 39,000 square feet from the island’s eastern side to develop city hotels. The final administrative works are being done to get permission from the federal Government and put up the project for tender in September. “We […]

Maalhos waste management center upgrading project contracted

Maalhos waste management center upgrading project contracted

  Ministry of Environment and Energy yesterday (Monday) contracted Thashisha Private Limited with upgrading of the waste management center established in Baa atoll Maalhos to manage waste at the island level. The contract was signed at a ceremony at the Ministry by Minister Thoriq Ibrahim and the company’s Director Hussain Shifan. The project is worth […]

Expats in Maalhos build park for free

Expats in Maalhos build park for free

  Expatriates working in Baa atoll Maalhos have started constructing — for free — a park for adults at the island’s harbor. Maalhos Council’s President Abdulla Shujau said that 27 expats are engaged in the work, with material and equipment provided by the Council. The expats decided to carry out the work without charge at […]

Maalhos Councilors gift eggs to every household

Maalhos Councilors gift eggs to every household

  Councilors of Baa atoll Maalhos island have presented a tray of eggs to each household in the community. Council President Abdullah Shujau said that a tray consisting of 30 eggs was given to every home as a token of assistance by the Councilors to the citizens. Last year, the Councilors gifted 15 oranges to […]

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