Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), on Tuesday, was given leadership of 16 of the 17 parliamentary committees.
The main coalition party holds a majority in all parliamentary committees including the General Purpose Committee. This is the only committee not chaired by an MP from MDP.
MDP maintains 132 out of the total 176 slots in the parliamentary committees.
1- Committee on National Security
Chair: Hithadhoo North MP Mohamed Aslam
Vice Chair: Independent member and Faresmaathodaa MP Hussain Mohamed Latheef.
2- National Accountability Committee
Chair: Maafannu west MP Ibrahim Falaah
Vice Chair: independent member and Kaashidhoo MP Abdulla Jabir
3- National Security and Diplomatic Relations
Chair: Maradhoo MP Ibrahim Shareef
Vice Chair: Kendikulhudhoo MP Ahmed Easa
4- State-owned enterprises committee
Chair: Hulhudhoo MP Ilyas Labeeb
Vice Chair: Fuvahmulah Central MP Hussain Mohamed Didi
5- Judiciary Committee
Chair: Maafannu North MP Imthiyaz Fahmy
Vice Chair: Fonadhoo MP Moosa Siraj.
6- Human rights and gender committee
Chair: Hinnavaru MP Jeehan Mahmood
Vice Chair: Vaikaradhoo MP Hussain Ziyadh
7- Committee on Secondary Legislation.
Chair: Kudahuvadhoo MP and MDA representative Ahmed Ameer
Vice Chair: Mulaku MP Ibrahim Naseer
8- General Purpose Committee.
Chair: Henveiru West MP Hassan Latheef
Vice Chair: Thodhoo MP Hussain Shiyan
9- Economic Affairs Committee
Chair: Kendhikulhudhoo MP Ahmed Easa
Vice Chair: Maddaveli MP Hussain Firushan
10- National development and heritage committee
Chair: Baarah MP Ahmed Abdulla
Vice Chair: Kelaa MP Ibrahim Shareef
11- Decentralization committee
Chair: Hulhumale MP Ali Niyaz
Vice Chair: Ungoofaaru MP Mohamed Waheed
12- Ethics Committee
Chair: Kulhudhuffushi North MP Yasir Abdul Latheef
Vice Chair: Gan MP Mohamed Visam
13- Petition Committee
Chair: Mulah MP Ibrahim Nasir
Vice Chair: Thinadhoo North MP Abdulla Mugny
14- Environment and climate change committee
Chair: Hoarafushi MP Ahmed Saleem
Vice Chair: Machangolhi South MP Ahmed Haitham
15- Economic Affairs Committee
Chair: Alifushi MP Mohamed Rasheed
Vice Chair: Maafannu Central MP Ibrahim Rasheed
16- Committee on Independent Institutions
Chair: Addu Meedhoo MP Rozaina MP
Vice Chair: Galolhu South MP Meekail Ahmed