Faris Maumoon appointed to JSC

Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon. (File Photo/Sun/Mohamed Afrah)

Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon has been appointed to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

Faris took his oath of office as a member of JSC during a function held at the President’s Office this Thursday.

Faris was appointed to the JSC under Article 158 (e) of the Maldivian Constitution as the representative from the Parliament.

Following the appointment, Faris vowed to uphold the Maldivian Constitution and the rule of law. He also expressed commitment to developing the judiciary and improving the public’s trust in the judiciary.

Faris’s nomination to the JSC passed with the vote of 67 parliamentarians.

He replaces Guraidhoo MP Ibrahim Riza – who was voted out of the JSC in a no-confidence motion by the Parliament.