The State has appeal petition with the Supreme Court on a court ruling over the handover of Kaaedhdhoo Airport in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll to Jumooree Party (JP) leaders of Villa Air.
A hearing of the case was scheduled at Supreme Court for the Wednesday, but was later cancelled.
The Kaadedhdhoo Airport was given to Villa Air for development for 50 year period during Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s administration. However, the agreement was terminated by former Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen and the airport was seized from the company.
In regards to the following, Civil Court ruled in favor of Villa air and ordered to handover the airport back to Villa Air in 2018. The ruling was backed by High Court.
The case is currently at the last stage of appeal.