Rizna Zareer appointed as Gender Ministry’s Communication Director

Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services' Communication Director Rizna Zareer speaks at an MDP event on February 21, 2021. (Sun Photo: Mohamed Muzayyain Nazim)

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has appointed former journalist, Rizna Zareer, as the Communication Director of Ministry of Gender, Family & Social Services.

A government official has confirmed the appointment to Sun.

The basic salary of a Communication Director is MVR 15,000. In addition to this, MVR 10,000 is given as living allowance – whereas MVR 500 is given as phone allowance.

Rizna is an individual who worked in the field of journalist for a long period of time. In her journalism career – she had worked the longest for Raaje TV. Prior to that – she had also worked at TVM.

Rizna had also contested in the most recent local council elections for Male’ City Council’s Hulhumale Constituency seat in MDP’s ticket.