Maldives Bar Association established

The Maldives Bar Association is being established to build legal capacity, lobby, and address problems faced by lawyers in the judiciary, reports local media.

The association will also aim to improve the educational standard of lawyers as well as hold problem solving discussions.

The association was founded by Attorney General Husnu Al Suood, Lawyer Ismail Wisham, Company Registrar of Economic Ministry Ali Shujau, Fayaz Ismail and Aishath Sheeza, according to local media.

It was registered with the Ministry of Home affairs April 11.