In a formal ceremony held at the President’s Office, President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu has reappointed two key ministers and the Attorney General to his Cabinet. The event witnessed the reaffirmation of Dr. Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed as the Minister of Islamic Affairs, Dr. Ali Haidar Ahmed as the Minister of Housing, Land, and Urban Development, and Ahmed Usham as the Attorney General. Each appointee took their oaths of office, administered by Supreme Court Justice Husnu Al Suood.
Furthermore, President Muizzu announced the confirmation of Attorney General Ahmed Usham’s appointment as a member of the Judicial Services Commission (JSC). The President justified this move under Article 158 (i) of the Constitution of Maldives, which outlines the JSC’s composition, and Section 3 (9) of the Judicial Service Commission Act, specifying that the Attorney General holds membership in the JSC.
Attorney General Usham, prior to assuming this new role, undertook the oath of office in the President’s presence. The solemn ceremony, conducted by Supreme Court Justice Husnu Al Suood, saw Usham signing his letter of appointment. The President formally presented the appointment letter to Usham, emphasizing the significance of the roles these officials play in the governance and legal framework of the Maldives.