President of the Cricket Board of Maldives (CBM), Mohamed Aflah, has been elected as the international Cricket Council Regional Representative for Asia.
Aflah won with 80 percentage of the votes, according to a statement released by CBM.
While speaking at the gathering, he talked about the opportunities his position created for the development of cricket in the Maldives and the international scene.
Aflah will be attending the International Cricket Council's Annual General Meeting held in Ireland this June to discuss and plan cricket development around the globe.
President Abdulla Yameen met Aflah on Sunday and conveyed his congratulations. The president noted that this marked the first time a Maldivian had won this election with such a vast majority, calling it a proud achievement.
Alfah was formerly a member of the Maldives' National Cricket Team.