Maldives Broadcasting Commission

Interviews sessions proceed for nominees up for Broadcom membership

  • Currently, three members remain in the commission; Zeena Zahir, Aminath Saharath and Amjad Waheed
  • Interview sessions began on 4 November

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Shaheeb resigned as the commission President in October - mihaaru

Parliament’s Committee on Independent Institutions is proceeding interview sessions for those who applied for the vacancy at Maldives Broadcasting Commission (MBC).

While interview sessions began on Monday, the committee made the decision to interview the applicants during a meeting on 14 October.

Committee members reached the decision to interview all 36 candidates on 4, 5 and 6 November.

Accordingly, interview sessions began for President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s nominations on 4 November.

Names out of the candidates who applied for the two vacant seats at MBC that were forwarded for parliament approval are;

1. Aishath Shifla Ibrahim,

2. Mohamed Hilmy,

3. Ahmed Gais,

4. Ali Yoosuf,

5. Amila Adam,

6. Ahmed Fairooz,

7. Jaufar Rasheed,

8. Aishath Dhiyana Thohir,

9. Saudha Saleem,

10. Nafeez Mohamed,

11. Abdul Latheef Ahmed,

12. Yusra Ahmed,

13. Ahmed Ashraf,

14. Aishath Leeza,

15. Abdulla Rayyan,

16. Ahmed Yamaan Mushthag,

17. Moosa Rilwan,

18. Ibrahim Shareef,

19. Moomina Adam,

20. Ali Sammaan,

21. Ahmed Mauroof,

22. Aishath Hussain Manik,

23. Fathina Gasim,

24. Mohamed Shammoon,

25. Hidhayathullah,

26. Aishath Thashkeel,

27. Ismail Saajid,

28. Hammad Sanoon,

29. Ali Saeed,

30. Ibrahim Hamza Khaleel,

31. Mohamed Ibrahim Manik,

32. Mariyam Sa’adha,

33. Afiya Abdul Azeez,

34. Ibrahim Nasheed,

35. Mohamed Faruhad and

36. Mohamed Sauzam.

Maldives Broadcasting Commission comprises of seven members out of which four became vacant after Fathmath Zaina’s removal and Abdulla Sofwan and Hassan Nabaah’s resignation. MBC’s President Mohamed Shaheeb also resigned in October.

Currently, three members remain in the commission; Zeena Zahir, Aminath Saharath and Amjad Waheed.

Broadcom recently addressed a letter to the parliament, expressing concerns regarding difficulty in running the commission due to the lack of members.

The committee also began work to form a new Media Commission, after merging Maldives Media Council and Broadcom.

Last updated at: 3 months ago | Reviewed by: Aman Haleem

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