President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has requested parliamentary approval to appoint Aishath Shaan Shakir was the new Maldivian Ambassador to Germany.
In a letter to the Parliament, the president said he wished to have the current Maldivian Ambassador to Germany, Ahmed Latheef – who had been serving in the position since 2019 - return to Maldives, and be replaced by Shaan.
He did not specify a reason for the decision in his letter.
The request was sent to the Parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee for review on Monday.
She also previously held the positions of Joint Secretary at the Foreign Ministry, Deputy High Commissioner to Malaysia, and Deputy Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, and other top positions at the Foreign Ministry.