The Maldives Media Council (MMC), on Saturday, elected 13 new members.
Consisting of seven media representatives and six citizen representatives, the members were elected for their positions following a voting process joined by 187 media outlets.
The internal election was held prior to the conclusion of incumbent members' terms.
A total of 15 individuals contested for the seven seats allocated for media representatives while 14 contested for the sxc seats allocated for citizens.
- Ali Hussain (PSM): 152 votes
- Muizzu Ibrahim (Mihaaru): 99 votes
- Adam Nawaz (Vaguthu): 92 votes
- Hassan Shakir Mohamed (Asdhandi): 88 votes
- Adam Nazeer (Hathaavees Online): 97 votes
- Shahubaan Fahumy (Sangu TV): 94 votes
- Hussain Sageef (Thiladhun): 97 votes
- Fathimath Ahmed: 142 votes
- Anwar Ibrahim: 112 votes
- Ibrahim Fauzy: 99 votes
- Ahmed Moosa: 90 votes
- Shafaa-ath Habeeb: 83 votes
- Mohamed Shafaau: 82 votes