Ummu Kulsum appointed to Judicial Service Commission

Aminath Ummu Kulsum (L) receives her letter of appointment as a member of Judicial Service Commission (JSC) from President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (R) on August 6, 2020. (Photo/President's Office)

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has appointed Aminath Ummu Kulsum as a member of Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

Ummu Kulsum was presented with her letter of appointment by President Solih in a ceremony at the President’s Office on Thursday afternoon.

Her oath of office was administered by Supreme Court Justice Mahaz Ali Zahir.

Ummu Kulsum was appointed to JSC as a representative of the general public.

She secured the backing of the Parliament with a unanimous vote of 67 parliamentarians on July 22.

Ummu Kulsum has a Masters in Project Planning and Management from Bradford University, United Kingdom.

Prior to her appointment to JSC, she was employed as a Deputy Director at the National Center for the Arts, administrated under the Ministry of Arts, Culture and Heritage.

She had also previously held senior positions at the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Gender and the Ministry of Education.