Majlis Secretary-General Ahmed Mohamed resigns

Secretary-General of People's Majlis, Ahmed Mohamed resigned from his post this Sunday.

Ahmed Mohamed has confirmed his resignation to "Sun".

Ahmed Mohamed, who served as Chief Justice at Civil Court during former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's administration, said he was resigning for personal reasons, and that he did not want to make any further comment regarding his resignation.

Ahmed Mohamed was first appointed Secretary-General of People's Majlis in 2005. He was also re-appointed to the Majlis as its Secretary-General with the new Majlis regulation in 2011.

His resignation comes after the first Majlis sitting of the year, scheduled for next Monday, was abruptly cancelled. The sitting was cancelled after the 12 MPs who were reinstated after the Supreme Court order were sent notices to attend the sitting.