Education Ministry’s Permanent Secretary suspended

Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education, Ahmed Ali (L) is with former Minister of Education, Dr. Aishath Ali (R) on June 13, 2019. (Photo/Ministry of Education)

Education Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Ahmed Ali has been suspended.

An official from the Civil Service Commission (CSC) said Ahmed Ali was suspended for a period of one month on Wednesday.

The official detailed that Ali Ahmed was suspended over multiple complaints filed against him by a member of the public.

No further details have been disclosed.

Sun was unsuccessful in its efforts to obtain a comment from the Education Ministry as the appointed media officials had not answered their phones.

The permanent secretary at each ministry is the highest-ranking civil service staff in each ministry. Appointed to the post in 2019 for a term of five years, Ahmed Ali has filled various posts in the education sector.