Majlis Holds its Tenth Sitting of the Second Session

23 August 2017 - 8:13

The People’s Majlis held its Tenth Sitting of the Second Session at 0900hrs today. At today’s Sitting, the People’s Majlis passed the nomination made by the President for the post of Ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, in accordance with Article 115 (l) of the Constitution.

Mr. Mohamed Shareef Hussain of Kothanmaage, Maafannu, Male’ was passed unanimously for the post of Ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka with 28 votes. The Committee Report on the matter was presented to the floor by Chair of the National Security Committee Hon. Ibrahim Riza, MP for Guraidhoo.

The issue of the Maldives joining the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) was passed unanimously with 27 votes. The Report of the National Security Committee on the matter was also presented to the floor by Committee Chair Hon. Ibrahim Riza, MP for Guraidhoo.

Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, Speaker of the People’s Majlis presided over the proceedings today.

The People’s Majlis will hold its next Sitting on Thursday, 24 August 2017 at 0900 hrs.

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