President Mohamed Nasheed has today appointed a ministerial committee to oversee the prevention measures from swine flu. The committee is tasked with devising the necessary measures to prevent and control swine flu from spreading in the Maldives. The committee will be headed by Dr Aminath Jameel, Minister of Health and Family. Other ministers included in the committee are:

Dr Ahmed Shaheed, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Mr Ali Hashim, Minister of Finance and Treasury

Mr Ameen Faisal, Minister of Defence and National Security

Mr Mohamed Rasheed, Minister of Economic Development

Dr Ahmed Ali Sawad, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture

Mr Mohamed Aslam, Minister of Housing, Transport and Environment