President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday appointed Ahmed Mohamed Fulhu as the Commissioner of Prisons of Maldives Correctional Services.
According to the President's Office, Abdulla Munaz was dismissed from the post of Commissioner of Prisons before the appointment of Ahmed Mohamed.
As per the President's Office, the move was made under the government's efforts to revise and improve correctional services and the prison system in the country.
Prior to his appointment, Ahmed Mohamed served as the Inspector of Correctional Service at the Ministry of Home Affairs. He holds a Masters Degree in Social Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from the Maldives National University (MNU).
Ahmed Mohamed assured that he would "give his best to the important work of prison reformation and strengthening the organizational capacity of Corrections."
Corrections also tweeted, congratulating Ahmed Mohamed on his appointment.