President visits Veymandoo School and Family and Children’s Service Centre

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visits Family and Children’s Service Centre at Th. Veymandoo on August 19, 2021. (Photo/President's Office)

In President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s ongoing Thaa Atoll tour – he traveled to his fourth stop this morning, Th. Veymandoo where he visited Veymandoo School and the Family and Children’s Service Centre (FCSC) located on the island.

In his visit to the FCDC, President Solih met with the employees there – and inquired about their needs and concerns in order to ensure the smooth operation of the facility. He also met with the children seeking shelter at the facility and inquired about their needs.

FCSC is run by the Ministry of Family, Gender, and Social Services – where social protection services and safety is provided to vulnerable groups including women, children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. At present, six children between the ages of 16 and 17 years are seeking shelter at the facility.

After completing his visit to the FCSC, President Solih had then visited Veymando School – where toured the school building and met with students, teachers and the management. He also held discussions to inquire about the needs of the schools and requirements to improve the quality of the education provided there.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visits Veymandoo School at Th. Veymandoo on August 19, 2021. (Photo/President's Office)

President Solih also observed the progress of the multi-purpose hall being developed at the school under the government’s policy to prioritize decentralized education development.

A total of 355 students are currently enrolled in Veymandoo School in the grades between 1 and 12.

Veymandoo is the fourth stop in President Solih’s seven-island tour in Thaa Atoll. His previous three stops were Thimarafushi, Kinbidhoo and Omadhoo.

President Solih is accompanied on the tour by cabinet ministers, senior officials from the President’s Office, and a delegation of high-level government officials.