Mariyam Shafeeq back as head of NSPA

Mariyam Shafeeq. (File Photo/NEOC)

Mariyam Shafeeq has been appointed as the CEO of National Social Protection Agency (NSPA).

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih made the appointment Thursday.

Mariyam had previously served as the Managing Director of Aasandha Company – the state social health insurance provider.

She replaces Ismail Azzam Wajeeh, who has been appointed to her previous position of Aasandha’s MD.

Mariyam attained her master's degree in health economics from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

She had served as NSPA’s MD during former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s administration and in various top posts in the health sector and state institutions.