Ministry of Health to acquire over dozen speed boats


Ministry of Health signs with Gulf Craft Maldives to procure over dozen speed boats.

According to the agreement, Gulf Craft Maldives will provide a total of 13 speed boats within a one-year period. The ministry reports procurement of the vessels amount to a total MVR31 million.

The vessels will, reportedly, be utilized in carrying laboratory samples between atolls, and use them in various outreach campaigns or similar programs. Additionally, the vessels will be used to transport patients in emergencies.

The ministry will be procuring the vessels through the Maldives Covid-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project run by World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).