President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has made four nominations to the parliament for the vacant post of member of the Maldives Broadcasting Commission (BroadCom).
A letter to the parliament which was read out at Wednesday’s hearing stated that the nominations were made as incumbent BroadCom member Amjadh Waheed’s term is set to expire on March 15th. President’s four nominations are the individuals who applied for the post before the expiration of the deadline.
Applications for BroadCom membership were opened following the resignation of former Vice President Ahmed Gais to partake in President Solih’s campaign for MDP’s presidential primary. Subsequently, President Solih appointed Mohamed Fazeen, who was serving as a member already, as the Vice President.
The current composition of BroadCom stands as follows;
BroadCom is constituted of seven members – each appointed for a term of five years.