President Mohamed Nasheed has, this afternoon, departed on a tour to Addu Atoll and Fuvahmulah.

During this tour, the President would inaugurate the Maldives National Defence Force Southern Area in Addu Atoll Hithadhoo, later today.

President Nasheed would also participate in the official functions to announce the Addu Development Projects in Hithadhoo and the Fuahmulah Development Projects in Fuvahmulah.