President Abdulla Yameen has appointed Ahmed Zuhoor to the vacant of commissioner general of customs.
Former Commissioner General Ahmed Mohamed was recently appointed an ambassador-at-large.
The new commissioner general of customs was sworn in at a ceremony at the President’s Office today.
Zuhoor reportedly has a masters degree in engineering and has previously served as a senior official at the State Trading Organisation.
Ahmed Mohamed has meanwhile told local media that he requested the president for the change in post.