Maldives Appoints its First Female Chief of Protocol!

Maldives’ first female Chief of Protocol of the Foreign Ministry, Ms. Aishath Shaan Shakir has been appointed yesterday.

Prior to her appointment, she served with distinction as the High Commissioner to Bangladesh. During her long career, she had served as the Joint Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, Deputy High Commissioner to Malaysia, and Deputy High Commissioner to Saudi Arabia, along with several other positions within the Ministry.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid expressed congratulations in a tweet yesterday, stating that he was confident in Ms. Shaan’s abilities and diligence in her new role.

The Ministry also appointed two ambassadors yesterday. The previous Chief of Protocol, Mr. Ibrahim Shaheeb was appointed as the High Commissioner to Singapore, while Ms. Shiruzimath Sameer was appointed at the High Commissioner to Bangladesh.

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