Collaboration between Maldives Airports Company Limited and Parley
Maldives in Implementing AIR Strategy at Velana International Airport
Velana International Airport: April 12, 2022- As part of our Environment-friendly initiative, Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) has signed an MOU with Parley Maldives in implementing AIR Strategy at Velana International Airport (VIA). This strategy targets to remove plastics out of the waste stream, and eliminate the seep of plastics into the ocean as well as into our environment.
The MOU was signed, at a small ceremony held at MACLthis morning. Deputy Managing Director, Ibrahim Thoha signed the MOU on behalf of MACL, while the Director of Parley Maldives, Ms. Shaahina Ali signed on behalf of Parley Maldives. Parley’s AIR strategy stands on 3 Principals
Avoid Plastic where possible/ Intercept Plastic Waste/ Redesign Materials, Methods & Thinking
Parley’s AIR Program’s drive to address today’s major environmental threats through creativity, collaboration, and eco-innovation in the interception, collection, and transport of plastic waste from Velana International Airport (VIA). As the operator of VIA, MACL joined Parley Maldives’ innovative platform to support environmental causes by collaborating on various related areas.
Note to Editor:
Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) is a 100% government-owned limited liability company incorporated under the Companies Act of the Rep of Maldives. MACL is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Privatisation & Corporatisation Board of the Maldives.
The Corporate Office of MACL is on the island of Hulhule’, the Republic of Maldives.
Maldives Airports Company is the operator of Velana International Airport and has been massively involved in destination marketing and bringing in new airlines to the Maldives to boost the tourism industry. MACL has embarked on one of the biggest projects in the history of Maldives in developing the future Velana International Airport such as the development of a brand new international passenger terminal, a new code F runway, a new cargo terminal complex, and a new fuel farm along with a hydrant system and major infrastructure developments at Velana International Airport.
About Parley Maldives
Parley for the Oceans addresses today’s major ocean threats through a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach with creativity and eco-innovation at its core.
To end the fast-growing threat of marine plastic pollution, Parley devised a scalable strategy — Parley AIR: Avoid, Intercept, Redesign — with initiatives focused on Education and Communication, Direct Impact, Eco-Innovation, and Research and Development.
Through collaborative projects and a nationwide program, Parley Maldives brings the Parley for the Oceans global network, AIR strategy, and vision for a blue future to local schools, businesses, and communities across the Maldivian islands.
For further information please contact
Mr. Hassan Areef
General Manager, Corporate Communication,
Maldives Airport Company Ltd
mail: email@example.com , Website: www.macl.aero , Twitter: @MACLmedia