Ahmed Latheef (Seaweed Latheef) was appointed by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Monday as the Director General of Transition (DGT) for President-Elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
During a special ceremony held at the CSC, the official documents were handed over to Latheef by CSC's President Ali Shameem.
Latheef is currently the vice president of the Maldives Olympics Committee. He was previously the Maldivian Ambassador to China.
According to the legislation on presidential transition, it is the role of the DGT to organise an office, technical experts in various fields and living expenses for the president-elect's tenure in office.