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President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih appoints 8 Deputy Ministers

28 January 2019, MVT 11:35
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih sits with his Cabinet members. PHOTO:PRESIDENT'S OFFICE
28 January 2019, MVT 11:35

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih appointed eight new Deputy Ministers to seven different ministries, on Sunday.

The new appointees are;

1. Deputy Minister of Finance - Mohamed Firzul Hussain Firaz

2. Deputy Minister of National Planning and Infrastructure - Fathimath Niuma

3. Deputy Minister of National Planning and Infrastructure - Riyaz Mansoor

4. Deputy Minister of Communication, Science and Technology - Mohamed Ansar

5. Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation- Hamadh Abdul Ghanee.

6. Deputy Minister of Arts Culture and Heritage - Ahmed Muhsin.

7. Deputy Minister of Economic Development- Hussain Zamir.

8. Deputy Minister of Gender, Family and Social Services - Fathimath Yumna

Deputy Ministers are paid a monthly salary of MVR 35,500, comprising MVR 20,500 as basic salary and MVR 15,000 as allowance.

The government has appointed more than 50 Deputy Ministries since President Solih came into office on November 17.

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