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1.

Creating access and availability to online payment gateways including PayPal, Payoneer, Stripe, Skrill, and Netella to make online payment deposit and receipts easier.

2.

Enabling seller account creation for Maldivian youth on the most popular global e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, eBay, Shopify, Shopee, and Lazada, to help traders sell their products to the global market.

3.

Creating accessibility to global on-demand workforce / freelancing marketplaces, including Fiverr, Upwork, Freelancer, Guru, and People Hour to help Maldivian youth monetize their knowledge and skills.

4.

Expanding 'Exclusive for Maldivians' employment fields, to limit expatriate competition for lucrative jobs and income-earning sources for Maldivian youth (including hair and beauty, resort musicians and in-house bands, customer service, housekeeping and front office in resorts, auditing and accounting, marketing, resort HR department jobs, air-conditioning and refrigeration, and taxi driving).

5.

Creating enough new jobs in the workforce, across existing sectors and through the introduction of new economic initiatives and ensuring zero involuntary unemployment in the Maldives in 5 years.

6.

Introducing an internationally-recognized arts school faculty in the Maldives, to include fashion designing, culinary arts, animation and visual effects, acting and drama, fine arts, illustration, game designing, architecture, motion picture and television production, and music recording.

7.

Developing fully-equipped and soundproofed jamming and recording studios for young musicians and sound engineers.

8.

Establishing a round-the-clock national mental health helpline, and expanding national mental health care services to drastically reduce waiting times and greatly improve access to psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, therapists, and social workers.

9.

Recalibrating the existing civil service salary model to incentivize young employees and graduates, with the possibility of doubling current salary.

10.

Waiving off existing parking fines incurred since 2018 as a result of the current regime's failed campaign pledge to the youth to put an end to parking fines without facilitating sufficient parking areas across Male'.

11.

Introducing a specialized program to inculcate appreciation and knowledge of Maldivian history, culture, governance, and civics in schools.

12.

Introducing a national program to encourage, educate, train, and incentivize the youth to adopt social work and related priority disciplines, such as counseling, social therapy, voluntarism, and sociology, as preferred professions with attractive career prospects.

13.

Launching the first-ever fully-equipped arts village (production house) in the country, to exhibit, inspire, create and showcase Maldivian art and culture, through the talents of youthful creativity and inspiration.

14.

Enabling trading stocks of global companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, IBM, etc. while being in the Maldives, and providing access to trade forex and cryptocurrency.

15.

Embedding primary prevention of sexual and reproductive health issues in healthcare policies, and establishing a comprehensive sexually transmitted diseases and infection clinic in every hospital.

16.

Prioritizing young families in all future housing schemes, with 3,000 guaranteed two-room apartments for young working families.

17.

Establishing well-stocked, modern libraries in all cities, to promote learning and research among younger age cohorts.

18.

Facilitating collateral-free start-up loans of MVR 500 million, with incubation and on-call mentorship, in expatriate-heavy sectors.

19.

Strengthening copyright legislation in the Maldives to safeguard intellectual property rights of creative individuals.

20.

Launching a continuous, voluntary three-month army cadet training program to empower young adults to face social challenges and inculcate life skills.

21.

Introducing new career paths in sports and fitness education.

22.

Improving the current pay structure and introducing a new incentives scheme for national athletes.

23.

Establishing an online platform to facilitate marketing for youth and women to enter commercial seafood and fisheries businesses.

24.

Establishing Presidential Youth Advisors' to canvass opinion, engage and empower the youth and strengthen government policy on critical issues such as environment and sustainable development, business and entrepreneurship, higher education and vocational training, empowerment of women and equal opportunity, democracy and good governance, and Islamic identity and culture.

25.

Providing higher education opportunities for aspiring youths in selected disciplines related to the science, economics and policymaking in environment and climate change, to strengthen the Maldives' advocacy in the international arena.

26.

Establishing a nationwide network for early identification of adolescents and teens with antisocial traits and related behavioral concerns, to enroll them immediately in programs to help them integrate into society as law-abiding and productive members of society.

27.

Introducing community service rehabilitation programs to reduce delinquency and improving young offender rehabilitation and reintegration for petty and first-time offenders.

28.

Establishing drug rehabilitation centers in selected hotspots across the country, with separate facilities catering for women.

29.

Enhancing domestic healthcare services for young couples facing fertility and reproductive endocrinology complications and concerns.

30.

Training of trainers to conduct certified courses in reef fish hatchery management and aquaculture; providing small and medium enterprise loans for youth to establish reef fish hatcheries, including the provision of skills development.

31.

Enhancing the Foreign Service Institute of Maldives (FOSIM) to encourage young aspirants and widening the country's diplomatic footprint.

32.

Facilitating easy-repayment bank loans (at interest rates at 5 percent and under) for all new homebuilders.

Progressive Party of Maldives17 October 2011

PPM

People's National Congress31 January 2019

PNC

  • PPM

    Progressive Party of Maldives
  • PNC

    People's National Congress