President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has today forwarded the name of Uz Mahaz Ali Zahir to the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) regarding appointing him to the Supreme Court.

The President has done this under the powers vested in him under article 148 (a) of the Maldivian Constitution, authorizing the President to appoint judges to the Supreme Court after consulting the JSC and with the approval of the majority of the People's Majlis present and voting.