MACL presented Merit Award for the Four Students of CHSE

PUBLISHED December 11, 2023 | updated December 11, 2023 04:11

The Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) presented MACL Merit Award to the four outstanding students of Centre for Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), on Thursday, 7th December.

MACL Merit Award is Company’s CSR initiative which is granted to two female and two male students of CHSE who demonstrates academic excellence in grade 11 studies. The award winners received a laptop, a data package, and a monthly allowance of MVR 2,000 for one year. Additionally, award winners will get an opportunity to gain work experience and training at Velana International Airport.

A special ceremony was held at CHSE, the event senior management of CHSE and the students of grade 11 participated in the event. In this ceremony the MACL, CEO and Managing Director Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed presented the award to the students. The students who won the awards are:

1. Ibrahim Rifau

2. Hassan Layan Mohamed

3. Afaf Ahmed Musthafa

4. Aishath Eashal Ahmed Aslam

During today’s event, CEO and MD Ibrahim Shareef Mohamed highlighted that the merit award is a part of MACL’s commitment to the social responsibility, aiming to elevate education in the Maldives. Emphasizing the job opportunities at MACL, MD Shareef stated that with the ongoing development projects at VIA, number of jobs will be created, and it is important that the students who complete CHSE to join those jobs. Also, training the students for the airport job Mr. Shraeef announced the internship program dedicated for the senior school students.

Speaking the ceremony CHSE Principal Aishath Safoora acknowledge the awards significance within in the school community, making the first-time students received recognition from a company. She expressed gratitude to MACL’s senior leadership for introducing the practice at CHSE.  

In addition to the MACL Merit Award, MACL has initiated cash awards for the best all-round winners at CHSE starting the academic year. In July of the current year, MACL and CHSE formalized an agreement by signing a memorandum of understating (MoU), extending the program for three years. Aligned with MACL’s social responsibility agenda, this initiative represents a significant step towards encouraging students and supporting the development of operational leaders for the country.


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