Shiyana joins MDA

Mariyam Shiyana (L) joins the Maldives Development Alliance (MDA) on November 28, 2023.

Mariyam Shiyana (Yana), a former spokesperson at the Male’ City Council, has joined the Maldives Development Alliance (MDA).

She presented her membership form to MDA’s leader Ahmed Siyam Mohamed on Tuesday morning.

Following the signing ceremony, Shiyana expressed interest in contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Shiyana had headed PR during President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu’s Male’ mayoral campaign in 2021, and had been appointed as a media official at the Male’ City Council following his election.

After one year at the city council, Shiyana attained a Diploma in Public Administration and Higher Diploma in Political Science International Relations from overseas.