President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday attended "Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Maldives Challenge 2022" matches, including the final match, held at Sun Island Resort and Spa.

Promoting the Maldives as a destination for international sporting events was a Presidential pledge. The main goal of this pledge is to give Maldivian national sports teams the opportunity to compete against international athletes while also promoting the Maldives as a sports tourism destination. This is the sixth international competition being held in the Maldives this year.

The Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour 2022 is jointly organised by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, and the Volleyball Association of Maldives. It will be held from 13–16 October, 2022.

The "Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Maldives Challenge 2022" is the highest-ranked sporting event hosted in the Maldives. The tournament features world-class players from 28 countries.