Pres assigns Econ Minister to temporarily oversee Tech Ministry

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has on Monday assigned Minister of Economic Development, Fayyaz Ismail to temporarily oversee the functioning of the Communications, Science and Technology Ministry.

The decision was made following the no-confidence motion passed Monday at Parliament against Mohamed Maleeh Jamaal, relieving him of his duties as the Communications, Science and Technology Minister. The Parliament passed the motion at the 11th sitting of its first session of 2021.

Mohamed Maleeh Jamal was removed from his duties as a Cabinet Minister under Article 101 (d) of the Maldives Constitution.