The Minister of Finance speaking in a press conference the borders would be open June. Even though the border is open in June finance minister estimates tourism would commence in October.
Tourism industry being hit hard the government has informed revenue’s from the sector has completely dried up and job losses is at its highest. The Minister have estimated five scenarios. The following estimation was made on third scenario where tourist arrive. If in case tourist arrivals starts the government estimates 845،546 would arrive to Maldives.
The worst case scenario the government estimates is guest would be arriving by January. The estimated number of arrivals would be 382،678.
In light of the following the government is gearing up for the worst and the government hopeful things would return to normal soon.