Maldives Customs has announced its head office will be closed this Wednesday, as it mourns the death of its head, the Commissioner General of Customs Ahmed Numan.
Numan had passed away at a hospital in Bangalore, India, on Tuesday.
Customs has announced its flags will fly at half-mast for the next three days.
Numan was appointed the Commissioner General of Customs on December 11, 2018.
He was also a key member of the political party, Adhaalath Party (AP), and was serving as a member of the AP’s Advisory Committee and as the chair of AP’s Human Rights Committee.
Numan had also served as Chairman of Fenaka Corporation, and in senior positions within STELCO and Housing Ministry.