MNACI Builder Awards 2023 Recognizes the Services and Contributions of Maldives Construction and Building Industry

PUBLISHED December 25, 2023

MNACI Builder Awards 2023 has been successfully held, recognizing the excellent service and contributions of the Maldives building and construction industry. An initiative by the Maldives National Association of Construction Industry (MNACI), Builders Awards 2023 was held on December 24, 2023 at Hotel Jen Maldives, Male’. 

The inaugural edition of MNACI Builder Awards celebrated the top achievers and contributors to the construction industry through a series of strict evaluation sessions conducted by an expert independent judging panel consisting of senior government officials and veterans in the industry.

Jury panel members:

1. Mauroof Jameel (Chief Judge)

2. Adnan Haleem

3. Mariyam Eeman

4. Mahjoob Shujau

5. Ibrahim Rafeeq

6. Mohamed Azim

The week-long evaluation sessions were held at Maagiri Hotel, the hospitality partner of MNACI Builders Awards 2023. 

During the ceremony, Mr. Mauroof Jameel spoke on behalf of the judges, commenting on the efforts of the Maldivian construction and building industry in enhancing their services and contribution. He said that more sub sectors in the construction industry will be regarded in the coming editions and look forward to seeing more companies and individuals participating in the awards.

The prestigious awards were presented in 5 categories, including special recognition awards; Lifetime Achievement Award and  MNACI Honorary Award 'Bodu Rasgefaanuge Lagab'. Winners include: 

- Contractor of the Year - Alia Construction and Amin Construction

- Project Delivery Award - Bison Maldives

- Cement Supplier - Villa Hakatha

Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to two winners, Mr. Mohamed Ali Janah, President, MNACI and Abdulla Mohamed, Managing Director, Amin Construction. 

Lastly, the MNACI Honorary Award 'Bodu Rasgefaanuge Lagab' was presented to HEP Dr. Mohamed Muizzu for his contributions to the Maldives construction industry. At the ceremony, MNACI emphasised that the President had achieved substantial advances in the Maldives' building sectors throughout his term as the Housing Minister and the Mayor of Malé City. His supervision oversaw the construction of the Maldives' tallest buildings, such as IGMH's 25-story building and the Hiyaa project. The first bridge in the Maldives' history, the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge, was also completed under President Dr Muizzu's supervision.

The Builder Awards by MNACI aims to encourage and raise service standards within the Maldivian building and construction industry. MNACI represents developers, builders, contractors, suppliers and service providers of building and construction commercial sector as the voice of the industry since its inception in October 2001. 


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