The name “Sinamale’ Buriju” has been set as the official name for Maldives’ signature cross-island bridge.
Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu confirmed that the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge shall be called Sinamale’ Buriju in Dhivehi.
The official institution of Dhivehi Launguage, Dhivehi Bahuge Academy has earlier opened the opportunity for the public to nominate names for the megastructure. Minister Muizzu’s tweet was published earlier today, confirming the local name for the CMFB.
Bridge construction is on schedule and ongoing at optimum speed as per the officials from housing ministry. The bridge has now been connected all the way, pending the finishing stages ahead.