President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, on Sunday, appointed Mohamed Shathir as Deputy Minister of Communication, Science and Technology.
Mohamed Shathir most recently served as the Director-General of the National Archive. He previously filled the post of Senior Editor at Voice of Maldives and other similar positions.
Shathir is also a dedicated and prominent individual in the editorial vocation and field of historical research, in addition to completing various programmes and courses in academic and editorial professions.
He serves as a consultant for numerous organizations in his areas of expertise.
In 2017, Shathir received the National Award of Recognition for his contributions to raising countrywide awareness on Maldivian history.