MOPA Holds Detailed Deliberations with MWSC

Press Release

Male’, 3 November 2020 – MOPA held a second, more detailed, deliberation with the Maldives Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC), this morning.

This morning’s virtual conference was attended by Founder/President Thoriq Ibrahim and Operations Officer Mohamed Nabeeh, from the MOPA side. MWSC was represented by General Manager, Business Development Mohamed Sameer, Assistant Manager, Marketing and Public Relations (Ms) Sujatha Rasheed and Senior Public Relations Officer (Ms) Mariyam Shiuna.

Speaking during the deliberations, Thoriq Ibrahim brought MWSC officials up to speed on the plans to launch MOPA’s first project in Dhaalu Kudahuvadhoo. Noting the importance of safely repurposing single-use plastics in Maldives, he also briefed MWSC on the compilation of a detailed study of plastics use in the country, which is being undertaken by NIG Capital and funded and proposed by MOPA. Elaborating on the important stakeholder role of importers and producers of PET bottles, Thoriq expressed is deep appreciation to MWSC for the enthusiasm in addressing this growing environmental problem in the country. He said that MWSC’s strong support is a source of much encouragement and reassurance to MOPA, in moving forward with concrete programmes and projects both in Male’ and in the atolls.

MWSC officials spoke about the important initiatives of the Company in reducing plastic waste, including the Company’s successful beverage brand Taza mineralized drinking water bottling business. They assured MOPA of their commitment to working closely in the future, including partnering MOPA in rolling out key initiatives to recycle single-use plastics in the Maldives.