President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has met with and congratulated Mr. Mohamed Nasheed, the new Speaker, of the People’s Majlis. The meeting was held tonight at the President’s Office.

During the meeting, the President expressed that the new Constitution was through the hard work of many people and it has high expectation of them. Also, he said the duties of the Speaker are very important and expressed his confidence that he would carry his work smoothly and fairly. Additionally, he assured that the government would extend its full cooperation to the Majlis.

At the meeting, the Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Mr. Mohamed Nasheed, said that he would consult all members of the People’s Majlis individually and collectively with all political parties in fulfilling his duties. Further, he said that he would cooperate with the government in implementing policies that are of national interest.

Following the meeting, President Solih appointed Mr. Mohamed Nasheed to the Judicial Service Commission. The appointment was made under Article 158 (h) of the Maldives’ Constitution and Article 3 (1) of the Judicial Service Act.

President Solih presented the letter of appointment to Mr. Mohamed Nasheed. Prior to the presentation of the letter of appointment, Mr. Mohamed Nasheed took the oath of membership of JSC. The oath was administered by Chief Justice Hon. Dr. Ahmed Abdulla Didi.