Asseyri Prison of Maldives Correctional Service has tonight awarded certificates and plaques to the outstanding officers of the Prison.
The plaques and certificates were awarded at a reception held at Asseyri Prison to celebrate the Prison’s ninth anniversary.
The reception was honoured by Commissioner of Prisons Ahmed Shihan, while Deputy Commissioner of Prisons Hassan Zilaal, directors and SMTs of prisons and a large number of officers from Asseyri Prison also attended the reception.
The reception commenced with the recitation of Holy Quran by Prison Sergeant Abdul Ghany and Prison Staff Sergeant Abdullah Amir hosted the reception and made the appreciation speech.
Asseyri Prison also awarded certificates to those who assisted the Prison in various ways and the officers with exemplary attendance. Those who assisted the Prison and those who achieved the highest marks in physical fitness test were also appreciated by the awarding of a plaque.
The reception also included a celebratory dinner.
Asseyri Prison plays a key role in the rehabilitation of inmates. Currently there are a considerable number of inmates at the Prison who do hard work to reform themselves and return to the society as good citizens. Some of their work include farming, handicraft work, chicken and goat farming and jobs at factories of Himmafushi.