Majlis Holds its Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session

24 August 2017 - 11:40

The People’s Majlis held its Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session at 0900hrs today. At today’s Sitting, the People’s Majlis approved the nomination made by the President for the post of Governor of Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA), as per Section 6 (c) of the Second Amendment to the Maldives Monetary Authority Act 1981 (Act No. 6/81).

Mr. Ahmed Naseer of Musthareege, Maafushi, Kaafu Atoll, was approved unanimously for the post of Governor of Maldives Monetary Authority with 33 votes. The Committee Report on the matter was presented to the floor by the Chair of the Independent Institutions Committee Hon. Ali Saleem, MP for Funadhoo.

Concluding today’s Sitting, Hon. Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, Speaker of the People’s Majlis noted the no-confidence motion submitted against Attorney General Mohamed Anil could not be considered until the Regulations Governing the Proceedings of People’s Majlis are amended in line with Supreme Court ruling (No. 2017/SC-C/11) passed on 22 May 2017. The Speaker said work of amending the Regulations Governing the Proceedings of People’s Majlis is in progress.

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