First flight to Chongqing China

Male', Maldives, July 15 2013

First flight of Maldivian took off to Chongqing China from Ibrahim Nasir Airport today shortly after midnight.  The return flight arrived from Chonqing at 19:25 hrs. The maiden flight of passengers from the Chinese city of Chongqing were greeted at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Ahmed Adheeb, Minister of Defence and National Security Colonel (Rtd) Mohamed Nazim, the Chinese Ambassador to the Maldives Mr. Yu Hongyao, the Managing Director of Maldivian Abdul Haris, Ambassador at Large Abdul Azeez Yousuf and senior officials from Maldivian and the Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL).