The annual night market with over 500 stalls organized by the Maldives National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) kicked off on May 25, 2015.
One of the most highly anticipated festivals of the year was inaugurated by the Minister of Tourism Honourable Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor at a colorful ceremony.
The highlight of the opening ceremony was the paramotor event, which was introduced for the first time in Maldives as part of the celebration of 50th Anniversary of independence.
During his speech, the Tourism Minister underlined the potential for adventure sports in the tourism sector and pledged the government’s support for such endeavours.
Speaking during the ceremony, the Vice President of MNCCI Mr Ismail Asif reiterated the tourism minister’s statement whilst adding that such extreme sports could attract more tourists.