Bar Council holds by-election for vacancy at ExCo

Bar Council executive committee members pictured during the Bar Council Forum. (File Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

Bar Council has begun its by-election to select a member to fill the vacancy at its executive committee.

The vacancy had been left following the resignation of Aishath Shujoon – who now serves as a Supreme Court justice.

The by-election to select a member to fill the vacancy will be held at building which previously used to house Jamaluddin School from 9 am to 3 pm this Saturday.

Two candidates are running in the by-election; Noorban Fahmy and Abdul Salaam Arif.


  • Maumoon Hameed, president
  • Abdulla Muiz, vice president
  • Ahmed Muiz, executive committee member
  • Anara Naeem, executive committee member
  • Anas Abdul Sattar, executive committee member
  • Mohamed Faisal, executive committee member
  • Mohamed Aseel Hassan, executive committee member

Bar Council is empowered to make all executive decisions regarding lawyers including issuance of licenses and imposition of penalties.