The parliament will be instructing the Island Aviation Services company (IAS) which manages national airline Maldivian to amend a number of things in order to reduce challenges.
The parliament passed a report by the Committee on State-Owned Enterprises regarding the company with the vote of 54 MPs.
The report advised amending a number of operational activities by the company to reduce challenges in the future and for the better running of the company.
Points highlighted in the report include:
- Formation of a long-term future plan for the company.
- Recruitment for only necessary positions.
- Immediate expansion of seaplane operations for profit increase.
- A risk assessment of the company enterprise.
- Revision of the procurement policy of the company.
- Maintaining the company as one that can pay its debts.
- Formation of a schedule for payments to be received and obtaining available payments.
- Recording the income of different sectors of the company.
- Formation and implementation of a long-term plan for debt repayment.
The Committee also reviewed the case of IAS senior officials collecting extra increments.