The Parliament will tomorrow give its approval to the candidate who will be appointed as the Information Commissioner.
The task will see the Parliament vote on the three names approved by the Committee for Independent Institutions of the Parliament. The Committee had originally been provided four names for the post by the President.
The three names sent for Parliamentary approval are:
Out of the three candidates Hussain Fiyaz Moosa was involved in the media and journalism industry for several years. Ahmed Fayaz was a member of the Elections Commission previously and Ahmed Aahidh had previously worked for Transparency Maldives.
The Committee interviewed the three candidates for the post but did not reveal their marks. The first Information Commissioner Abdul Azeez Jamaal Abubakur was appointed on July 22, 2014. The post was vacated when the five-year term of the former Maavashu MP, Abdul Azeez Jamaal Abubakur lapsed on July 21.