President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has officially inaugurated the upgraded  football field developed in Kulhuduffushi City at a special ceremony held in the city late this afternoon.

After the inauguration ceremony, the President also spectated a friendly football match between the Maldives National Football Team and a Kulhudhuffushi Football Team. The National football team won the match with a score of 6-0.

The football field inaugurated today was upgraded, with modern artificial turf, from the existing field. The subbase work of the field was carried out by RKL Group Pvt Ltd while the turf work was done by Velocity Sports Equipment.

President Solih is currently visiting Kulhudhuffushi City of South Thiladhunmathi Atoll to join the activities held to celebrate this year's National Youth Day. He is joined on this trip by a delegation of cabinet ministers and senior officials from the government.