Parliament approves Inaz as Finance Minister

Parliament today approved President Mohamed Nasheed’s appointment of Ahmed Inaz as Finance Minister with 68 votes in favour and two against.

Presenting the committee evaluation report, Mathiveri MP Hussein Mohamed said that the committee found that Inaz was qualified for the post and a majority voted to recommend consenting to his appointment.

Opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) Deputy Leader Ali Waheed argued that Inaz’s youth and perceived inexperienced should not be held against him while People’s Alliance (PA) MP Abdul Raheem Abdulla praised Inaz as capable and qualified.