President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has appointed Ibrahim Shaheeb as the new High Commissioner to Singapore and Shiruzimath Sameer as the new High Commissioner to Bangladesh.
They were presented with their letter of appointment in a ceremony at the President’s Office on Sunday morning.
The newly appointed High Commissioner to Singapore, Ibrahim Shaheeb previously served as the Chief of Protocol at the Foreign Ministry. Shaheeb also previously held the positions of Additional Secretary, Permanent Secretary and Director at the Foreign Ministry.
He has a Master in Public Administration from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Development Studies from the Australian National University, Canberra.
Meanwhile, the newly appointed High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Shiruzimath Sameer previously held the position of Additional Secretary for East and Central Asia Division at the Foreign Ministry. She also previously held the position of Minister-Counselor at the Maldivian Embassy in Germany.
She attained her Master of Social Science in Strategy and Diplomacy at the National University of Malaysia/Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Malaysia.
The President also appointed a new Chief of Protocol for the Foreign Ministry.
The newly appointed Chief of Protocol at the Foreign Ministry, Aishath Shaan Shakir most recently served as High Commissioner to Bangladesh. She also previously held the positions of Joint Secretary at the Foreign Ministry, Deputy High Commissioner to Malaysia, and Deputy Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, and other top positions at the Foreign Ministry.