President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has on Thursday appointed two new State Ministers.
Hussain Ismail of Ma. Bougainvillea as the State Minister for Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment
Hussain Ismail holds a Diploma in Marketing and Tourism Development Planning from Belgium.
He is presently the Chairman of Heat Health and Fitness and the President of Laamu Fonadhoo constituency. Prior to that, he had served as the Deputy Minister of Human Resources, Youth and Sports.
Hussain Ismail is the brother of Economic Minister Fayyaz Ismail.
Mohamed Shihab of M. Baansaage as the State Minister for Gender, Family and Social Services
Mohamed Shihab holds a Diploma in Educational Planning and Administration from Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, India.
He is currently a board member at the Family Protection Authority and as a Child’s Right Ambassador at the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives. Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Damas Private Limited. He had also previously filled the post of Deputy Director at the Ministry of Education and Assistant Principal at Majeedhiyya School.