Fuad elected chairman of Elections Commission

Elections Commission's chairman Fuad Thaufeeq. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Fuad Thaufeeq has been appointed chairman of Elections Commission. 

Fuad was voted the chairman of Elections Commission in a meeting on Wednesday evening. 

Elections Commission’s deputy chairman Ismail Habeeb Abdul Raheem told Sun Fuad secured the seat with the unanimous consensus of all Elections Commission members. 

The position of chairman of Elections Commission had been vacant since the resignation of former chairman Ahmed Shareef back in June. 

Fuad had served as a member of Elections Commission during the transitional period, and as chairman during the first term of the commission.