Adnan Ali, Advisor to the Minister (MTHE)

Riffath : who should need no introduction to any architect or indeed anyone from the building professions in the Maldives, was instrumental in instigating and setting up the Office for Physical Planning and Development in the early eighties. A one stop shop (literally, as it was housed within the bustle of the atoll harbor front) for design consultancies related to government led development projects.

Adnan Ali, …. accepted the invitation of the architects to speak at the meeting. In many ways he was instrumental in instigating this gathering. There have been a series of meetings with the regulator since June 2008 on their request to discuss amendments or some semantic details of the regulatory system administered by CIDS at the ministry. Very little pogress was made during these meetings as architects basically rejected the agenda set by CIDS and insisted on setting the agenda together and demanded a more inclusive and consultative format for decision making.

When Mr Adnan Ali came into the picture, he saw that these meetings were going nowhere. At the last meeting, it was his provocation that without a consolidated body representing a collective voice, there could be no further meetings, that prompted the organizers of this gathering to set up this meeting.

ishan (organiser) – Aharumennah varah muhimmukameh mee Adnan ministaru ge advisaru ge haisiyyathun mithanah vadaigathhun. Ei regulator mikan serious koh nagaa kan ei architectun ge meeting ga baiveri vun, ehen veema mi point of view libun mee varah muhimmu kameh mee, kihineh thoa misaalakah visnaanee, mihaaru mi oi constitution aa ekeegaves kuriah dhaan vee gotheh nimmumugai.

hannan (Co-founder, AAM) – Mihaaru mi oi constitution mi hama varah basic jamuyyaa eh hingaane gothuge gavaaidhu. Ekamu eyrun miah vure broad koh aharunnah mi jamuyyaain kuraa kanthahthakaa behey gothun , mi kanthahthah kuaraane gotheh thankolheh formal gothakah engidhaane. Dhen komme gotheh viyas meega eba oi discuss kurevifa meethi badhalu kurevumuge jaaga. Ekamaku mivaguthu mi othee hama registration ge purposes ah hadhaa fai oi constitution eh…… dhen Adnan.

Adnan (Advisor to the Minister, MHTE) – Bismillahirrahumaanirraheem . Alhu gandu varah ufaa vejje ingeytho architectun ge association ge mi meetingah alhu gandu invite kureetheeve. Dhen mee, Alhu gandu hithah araa mee varah thaareehee dhuvahekey, adhi riffath mithaa ineema alhugandu maa ufaa ve. 30 aharu vejje yey vidhaalhu vejje mi dhaai raa yah, ehenveema, hageegathu ga madhu dhuvas kolheh ves noon 30 aharakee ……….
Mihaa hisaabah alhu gandu aadhevunu iru, alhu gandu hithah araa echchakee, Architectunnakee kobaa baa ey?, Engineeranunakee kobaa baa ey?, Plannerunnakee kobaa baa ey?, Inspectarunnnakee kobaa baa ey?, Contractorunnakee kon kameh baa ey?, Supplierun akee kobaa baa ey, adhi eyge therey ga ulhey specialistun akee kobaa baa ey?, Material akee kobaa heyyey?, Dhen Use kuraane method thakakee kobaa heyyey construction dhaairaagai?, Adhi Safety eh ulhey heyyey?, Mudhdhatheh ovey heyyey building eh last vaa?, Kobaa heyyey cost akee? Kobaa Heyyey Fees nagaa gothakee?,
mi in evves echeh saafu vaa kasheh nethey!.

Ehen veema hageegathugai, regulate kura thaneh hamajassaigen, gaanoonee gothun gavaaidhu thakeh hamajassan ulhey meehakah mi in evves echcheh saafu vaan nekkan mee hageegathu gai varah kanbodu vaan jehey kameh.

Dhuniyeyge hurihaa gaumu thakehgai alhu gandumen balaili balailumun, eba huri mikanthah thah saabithu vaan, saafu vaan ebahuri. Architect akee kobai kan saabithu vaan eba huri, Engineer ake kobai kan saabithu vaan ebahuri, migothah alhu gandu kurin dhennevi list thakuraatu kuraakah beynumeh noon. mi listu hama baraabarah negen eba huri.

Mihaaru, mi forum gai ehen huri haa vaahaka eh dhekkumuge badhalugai, alhu gandu hama varah bodah edhen thi hurihaa beyfulhun ge arihun, Architectun akee kobai kan, regulator ah, varah rangalhah saabithu kohdheyn thi beyfulhun masakkaith kurun. Ei enoon ehen bayeh, alhugandakah hee eh nuvey migaumaku oi heneh, thibeyfulhun noonee yaa.

Adhi e request ge kuree gai, dhannavaalan beynun, (pause) Gaanoonee…..Imaaraai koh nimey iru imaarathuga dhimaavaa kanthah thakaai, imaaraai koh gen, Imaaraai beynun kurumuga yaai, mi hurihaa kameh gai ves gaanoonee zinmaa thakeh eba oi. Mi gaanoonee zinmaathah ves saafeh nuvey. Kaaku kon zinmaa eh tho…..mikolhun kuda kuda koh alhu gandu list hadhaa laa fa eba oi .
Ehakah dhuvahu ( unclear) mathi ga huri kujjaku vettijje!, Alhu ganduge, Bodu dhaitha sidi akun vettijje! hama kondu hulhu bindhaigen dhiya ee, Alhu gandu ge rattehssaku, staircase ge railing nujahaa huri building eh, matheega masakkai hinganikoh, eyna ethanah vadhehjje, dhiri ulheyn. Mihaaru, imaaraai kuraa material goas vegen, imaaraathuge massala jehigen court ga eba ulhey massala. Alah kiyavaigen anna meehun, emeehunnah architectunney nubunevigen, noonee architectunnah vaan, noonee architectunge thereyga architunnakee kobaikan dhas kuran vegen ulhen fashaifi.

Alhu gandu dhannavaanee mikahala suvaalu thakuge javaabu emme saafukoh eba beynun veyey.
Mee keevvegen hingaa kameh kan, kon bayehkkan zimmaavanee miraajeeyga? Alhu gandu mennah thibe vey kah nei, faaithu ve dhiya mudhdhathuge vaahaka dhekkumuge maa bodu beynumeh nei. Building profession ge dhaairaage, ebayaku nagan jehey zinma, hardhana gothehga nagan mihaaru jehijje.

Furathama ufedhey, emme furathama suvaaluge javaabu libey kamah alhugandu mennah heevanee, imaaraai kurumuge dhaairaaga imaaraai kurumuge gaanoonun. Mihaaru nei echcheh! Hama emme furathama ves e gaanoon hadhan isheennan vee. Imaaraai kurumaa behey gavaaidhu eyge thafseelah dhaan eba jehey. Suvaalakee, kon bae thoa Sarukaarah, Sarukaaruga eba thibi tho mifadha gaanooneh thayyaaru kuraane bayaku? Hageegathu ga nei. Sarukaaruge beyruga thibi meehunnnaa, Sarukaaruga thibi meehunnaa gulhijjeyyaa mikanthah vedhaane. Alhu gandu dhannavaanee thibeyfulhunge therey gulhijiyya nooniyya alhu gandu mennah mikameh nuvaaneyey. Ehen vegen alhugandu menge haassa edhu megge mathin Hannaanu men Ishaanu men mihurihaa beyfulhun thibeyfulhunnaa mi badhdhalukurevvi. Alhu gandu menge haassa request akun, alhu gandu mennah vejjeyey mikanthah kohdheyn. Mikan kan dhimaavanee ey mihen dhimaavakah beynumeh nooney alhu gandu men mi kuda kuda gaumaku.

Dhen ufedhey……Alhu gandah ufedhey suvaalu thaku thereyn, kobaa heyyey architectun akee ? mi suvaalu engey tho, mihaaru dhivehiraajjeyga registration oi gothun, Male’ planning gavaaighuge thereyga maadhdhaa ehga eba oi; Male’ ga imaaraai kurevey komme imaaraathakee design kurevifa hunna, ei design kurumuge hudhdha onna meehaku koffai onna kamakah vaan jeheyey. Varah, Varah vague koh oi echcheh, eyge dhashun, e design kurumuge hudhdhaige dashun table eh hadhaigen architectun ge nan kiyunee mithaa. Mihaaru onna usoolun kiyavaigen aimaa Architectunge title eba dhey. Kuru gotha kah dhannavaanama dhuniyeyge ehenihen gaumu thakuga chartered architectunge magaamu e gaumegga practice kuraa iru egaumegga practice kuran dhey gothah migaumuga hama kiyavaigen anna thanun eba dhey. Mihen dhinumaai nudhinun, hageegathuga migothah migengulhevenee architectunge responsibility eh oi kan, zinma eh oi kan Sarukaarah ves engi fa netheema mi haa hisaabah ai iru. Hageegathuga architectun naganee kon zinmaa eh kan. Alhu gandu nudhannavaanan architectun akah neyney ne ekey, Alhu gandu hama varah dhannavan beynun architectun ah engey ney ey architectun ge zinmaa. Ehennamaves e zinmaa nagaanee e legal framework aai eh koh ai ma. Ehen noonee architectun ves beynun nuve dhaane nagan.

Architectun ge Association akun emme bodah regulator emme bodah beynun vanee Architectun akee kobaikan bune dhunun. Alah anna meehakah architecture practice kuraane hudhdha dheyne tho nuvatha noontho. Mi suvaaluge jawaabu architectunge association akun dhinun. Architectun ge Association eh hadhaigen harudhanaa gotheh ga gendhaa kamah vanyaa sarukaaruge e architectun akee kobai kan kanda alhaa board gai association ge member aku noonee e ah vure gina membarun thibumuge furusathu onnaane……

………Mihaaru eba oi dhivehi raajeyga, … alhu gandu varah thaureef kuran Riffath e vidhaalhu vi hen, architectun ge vaki association eh registry kurumuge badhalugai imaaraai kurumuge dhaairaaga ulhey gina meehun shaamil kahala bodu association eh othee yaa maa harudhanaa vaane yey. Dhuniyeyge trend ves mihaaru huree hama ehen. Alhu gandu thaaeedhu kuran gulhaalan ves. Ehen namaves vakin onna gaumuthah ves baivaru eba huri. Mi haaru dhivehi raajeygai eba oi Maldives Association of Construction Industry ge namugai registry kurevifa oi association eh. E association ufedhdhee ham ekani contractor un ekani, ekamu e contractor un ge e jamaa aith dhekey gothuga mi industry eba represent kurevey mi meehunnah. Mihaa hisaabah ai iru sarukaaru ge faraai thakun eba huri mulhi mi industry ah mulhi association ah mulhi industry ah koh dheyne kanthahkah vaudhu vefa ves. Alhu gandu, mikanthah manaa koh feemu mihaatu. Alhu gandu regulator ah bune dheefin Maldivian Association of Construction Industry ge namuga oi e association e nan ehen othas mulhi industry eh represent eh nukure ey. Alhu gandu hisaabu thakeh hadhai feemu. hedhi iru Maldivian Assocaition of Construction Industry gai thibee 72 contractor un. Mulhi industry ga registry vefa thibi meehun aai, emeehunge membarunnaai, jumla eh koh balaa laa iru MACI ga mithibee gaai gandakah thin bai kolhu eh bai meehun registry vefa. Ehen veemakaa ei majority eh noon. E meehun nagaa …nimmaa nimmun ei akee mulhi industry ge nimmun akah nuvey.

Alhu gandah heevanee varah vaahaka dhekevijjehen. Dhen ithurun, evves beyfulhegge evves suvaaleh othi vee yaa alhugandu mi huree dhevey varakun javaabu dheyn. Mihisaabun Kuru kollaanan.



2 Comments

  1. thaana wrote:

    there is something called unicode and you can use Thaana to write in Dhivehi. is the article written in Italian?

  2. PR/AAM wrote:

    we shall do that ASAP.