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National Workshop on Blue Flag Beach Certification Programme Held in Male’

A national workshop on Blue Flag beach certification programme was held at Dharubaaruge this afternoon.

The workshop, organised by the Ministry of Housing, Transport and Environment (MHTE) in association with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MTAC), was conducted by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP).

The opening ceremony, which began at 1 p.m. was attended by top officials from MHTE and MTAC, which included the Minister of Housing, Transport and Environment, Mr. Mohamed Aslam. The workshop was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Thoyyib Ahmed Waheed.

Representatives from over 30 tourist resorts and relevant government organizations and NGOs attended the workshop. Presentations were given by the two officials from FEE and SACEP as well as by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, and discussions were held amongst the participants about the Blue Flag programme and the formation of a nation committee for the programme.

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