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Islands Allocated for Real-estate Tourism

Islands to construct housing to be sold to expatriates have been decided.
During a press conference last week, Minister of Tourism Dr. Abdulla Mausoom declared that islands have been chosen for real estate tourism. The ministry has yet to reveal which islands.
The minister stated that although the islands have been established, it will take time for tourists to arrive, and the matter will be settled upon completion of administrative work.
Dr. Mausoom further stated that releasing residency visas, the most important component to real estate tourism, has been settled.
"Residency visas can now be obtained. Maldivians are very capable of handling such tasks, so tourism will be invested in and carried out. There are also products under the umbrella of real estate tourism", said the minister.
Economic Minister Fayyaz previously revealed the decision to construct second homes in Dhapparu, Haa Alifu Atoll.
The Maldives Journal was previously informed that the Indian government presented a proposal to the Maldivian government to populate Dhapparu with Indian nationals.
Dhapparu is an uninhabited island connected to the north of Filladhoo, Haa Alifu Atoll. According to information obtained by Dhiyares, India proposed to construct villas to be sold or leased to foreigners, who will then be given residency visas. The Indian government also suggested amending laws to allow owners of the properties to invite family and friends to reside with them.