Shaan appointed ambassador to Bangladesh

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has appointed a new Maldivian ambassador to neighboring Bangladesh.

Aishath Shaan Shakir, the new ambassador, was presented with her credentials by President Yameen in a ceremony held at President’s Office this Thursday, December 29.

Shaan had previously served as deputy ambassador to Saudi Arabia and deputy ambassador to Malaysia.

The position of Maldivian ambassador to Bangladesh lay vacant after the former ambassador Dr. Mohamed Asim was appointed to the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs.