DSG Niusha only contender for post of Secretary-General at People’s Majlis

Fathimath Niusha, the current Deputy Secretary-General of People's Majlis. (File Photo/People's Majlis)

The current Deputy Secretary-General of People’s Majlis, Fathimath Niusha has applied for the post of Secretary-General of People’s Majlis – a post which has been vacant since February.

Niusha was the only person to apply for the post within the deadline. And her details have now been published on the People’s Majlis website.

Niusha has been working as the DSG of People’s Majlis since 2012, having spent the four years prior to that serving as the Majlis’ Legal Counsel.

The Majlis is set to decide the appointment of a new SG to the Majlis during the sitting this Monday morning. The sitting, which was scheduled to start at 9 am has been postponed to 11 am.

The Majlis announced vacancy for a SG on June 12. The post has been vacant since the resignation of former SG Ahmed Mohamed in February, 2018.

The basic salary of a SG of People’s Majlis is MVR 35,000. He/she will also receive a living allowance of MVR 15,000 and a phone allowance of MVR 5,000.

Conditions for a SG include higher education in law and minimum age of 25 years.