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New cabinet members sworn into office

Shaina Abdulla
17 November 2018, MVT 19:56
Members of the new cabinet taking the oath of office. / PHOTO: MIHAARU
Shaina Abdulla
17 November 2018, MVT 19:56

The new Cabinet of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will be sworn into office on Saturday.

20 Cabinet members of the new administration will be sworn in at a ceremony held at the President’s Office.

19:42

The oath taking ceremony of the new cabinet members has begun.

19:44

The new members of the cabinet begin taking oath of office. Chief Justice Dr Ahmed Abdulla Didi administers the oath.

19:45

Abdulla Shahid appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Mariya Ahmed Didi appointed as Minister of Defence and National Security.

19:46

Ibrahim Ameer appointed as Minister of Finance and Treasury.

19:47

Mohamed Aslam appointed as Minister of National Planning and Infrastructure.

Dr Ibrahim Hassan appointed as Minister of Higher Education.

Abdulla Ameen appointed as Minister of Health.

19:48

Mohamed Maleeh Jameel appointed as Minister of Communication Science and Technology.

Dr. Aishath Ali appointed as Minister of Education.

Aishath Nahula appointed as Minister of Transport.

Yumna Maumoon appointed as Minister of Heritage.

19:49

Ali Waheed appointed as Minister of Tourism.

Fayyaz Ismail appointed as Minister of Economic Development.

19:50

Zaha Waheed appointed as Minister of Fisheries, Marine Resource and Agriculture.

Dr. Ahmed Zahir appointed as Minister of Islamic Affairs.

Aminath Athifa appointed as Minister of Housing and Urban Development.

19:51

Ahmed Mahloof appointed as Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment.

Sidhatha Shareef appointed as Minister of Gender, Family and Social Services.

19:52

Dr. Hussain Rasheed Hassan appointed as Minister of Environment.

Ibrahim Riff’ath appointed as Attorney General.

19:58

All members of the new cabinet are sworn in.

20:03 - 20:12

Posts at the President's Office

Deputy leader of Adhaalath Party Ali Zahir appointed as Chief of Staff at President’s Office.

Ali Shiyam appointed as Minister of President’s Office.

Ahmed Hassan Didi appointed as Cabinet Secretary

Aminath Shauna appointed as Policy Secretary.

Ahmed Abdulla Afeef appointed as Legal Counsel to the President.

Hassan Ismail appointed as Communication Secretary.

Sabra Noorudheen appointed as Foreign Relations Secretary.

Hussain Amir appointed as Corporate Secretary.

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