President changes five ministries
President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet introducing five changes including Finance and Home Affairs.
The formal press release as published on the presidential website is as follows:
President makes changes to the Cabinet
22 June 2016, Ref: 2016-235
President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has made the following appointments to Cabinet today:
• Hon. Ahmed Zuhoor, as the Minister of Home Affairs
• Hon. Iruthisham Adam, as the Minister of Youth and Sports
• Hon. Ahmed Munawwar, as the Minister of Finance and Treasury
• Hon. Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim, as the Minister of Health
• Hon. Aminath Zeneesha Shaheed Zaki, as the Minister of Gender and Family
The new members took the oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Hon. Uz. Abdulla Saeed, this afternoon at a ceremony held at the President’s Office.