Mohamed Ashmalee appointed state minister of finance

Presdent Abdulla Yameen has appointed Mohamed Ashmalee as a state minister for finance and treasury.

The appointment brings the number of ministers to include 16 cabinet members, 5 other appointees at ministerial rank, 32 state ministers and 60 deputy ministers.

Yoosuf Abdul Ghafoor was appointed as the ‎‎state minister for home affairs last week. ‎

The president has also submitted the name of Aishath Zahira to the People’s Majlis for a second term as the ‎deputy governor of the Maldives Monetary Authority, while applications are currently being received for the new post of information commissioner as well as a new member of the Police Integrity Commission.