Aminiya School on Saturday held its Diamond Jubilee Parade as the school continues its 75-year milestone.
The parade was held at the capital’s reclaimed suburb Hulhumalé in the evening, with around 2,000 participants.
VP Faisal and other senior officials of the government, including Minister of Education Dr. Aishath Ali, welcomed the parade’s arrival at Rehendhi School.
Over 2000 participants consisting of alumni, students, teachers, and management took part in the school’s 75th-anniversary parade which concluded at Central Park.
The vice president also spoke at the event, and described Aminiya School celebrations as “one of solidarity and unity”; the school has held numerous events throughout the year to celebrate the 75th anniversary including a fair, run and football match.
He further spoke on teaching children “to be virtuous, considerate, and respectful,” and highlighted the need “to lead by example in promoting equality, peace, justice, and stability while discouraging all forms of discrimination and division within the society.”
While the Diamond Jubilee Parade was held to strengthen the bond between past and present students and the management of the school, it concluded with entertainment items presented by the students.
Aminiya School is a primary and secondary school in Malé, the capital of the Maldives. It is the first girls’ secondary school in the country and remained the only all-girls school until 14 June 2011 It was established in 1944 to accommodate Female students from Majeediyya School which became an all-boys institution.