President appoints Deputy Commissioners of Police and Customs

President Abdulla Yameen has appointed former Assistant Commissioner of Police Ahmed Saudhee as Deputy Commissioner of Police.

The deputy Chief Superintendent at Maldives Customs Services Ismail Abdulla was appointed to the post of Deputy Commissioner of Customs.

Shortly after assuming the presidency, Yameen appointed former Minister of Economic Development Ahmed Mohamed as Commissioner General of Customs and appointed former Deputy Commissioner of Police Hussain Waheed as Commissioner of Police.

Meanwhile, President’s Office Spokesperson Ibrahim Muaz Ali told local media President Yameen intends to limit state ministers and deputy ministers at each ministry to two positions each.

The People’s Majlis is expected to approve Yameen’s 15 member cabinet on December 29.