PRESS RELEASE - Male, 7th Dec, 2012
Male,7th Dec, 2012: In deference to the orders of the Court of Appeals, Singapore; GMR Male International Airport Ltd (GMIAL) will facilitate a smooth takeover of the Ibrahim Nassir International Airport (INIA) by the Maldives Airport Company Ltd (MACL), effective midnight tonight.

GMIAL has been assured that as a result of this takeover all its employees, suppliers and other interested parties will not be put to any inconvenience. GMIAL remains committed to finding a suitable solution to this situation. We are taking requisite steps to work out the compensation receivable from the Government of Maldives, keeping in mind the judgement of the aforementioned court and the concession agreement dated 28th June 2010.

All actions as above are without prejudice to our legal rights and statements made before various courts/tribunals where matters are currently being pursued or likely to be taken up.

For further information please contact

Mr. Hassan Areef
Manager – Corporate Communications
GMR Male International Airport Pvt Ltd
Email:Hassan.areef@gmrgroup.mv

Ms. Sowmya Shenoy
Manager – Corporate Communications
GMR Group
Email: Sowmya.shenoy@gmrgroup.in