Jameela, wife of former Speaker Shathir, dies at age 91

Jameela Ibrahim Didi (L)

Former Speaker of the Parliament Sheikh Ahmed Shathir’s wife Jameela Ibrahim Didi has passed away while undergoing treatment for COVID-19.

She passed away whilst being treated at the Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Male' at 10:35 pm. She was 91-years-old when she passed.

Jameela, born July 30, 1930, is the daughter of former Prime Minister Al-Ameer Ibrahim Faamuladheyri Kilegefaanuge of Ehgamuge.

Her death has increased the number of COVID-19 fatalities in the Maldives to 211.