Commissioners


Maryam Waheeda – President

Ms Maryam Waheeda was elected as Commissioner for a five year term of office by the People’s Majlis and appointed  by the President of Maldives, on 5th December 2019.

Maryam Waheeda was elected as Commission president with majority votes during the Commissioners meeting held on 5th December 2019.


Ahmed Gais – Vice President

Mr Ahmed Gais was elected as Commissioner for a five year term of office by the People’s Majlis and appointed  by the President of Maldives, on 5th December 2019.

Ahmed Gais was elected as Commission president with majority votes during the Commissioners meeting held on 5th December 2019.


Zeena Zahir– Commissioner

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Ms Zeena Zahir started her career in media sector in 2006. She has worked in Miadhu Daily as a Senior Reporter.

Ms Zeena Zahir began her career in broadcast industry as a VTV Video Journalist in 2007. During her time at VTV, she mainly focused on reporting on both politics and parliamentary news. She also produced and presented a number of current affairs programs while working at VTV. In addition, she has made documentaries and written a no. of books on profiles.

Ms Zeena Zahir who had attended multiple journalism and election reporting trainings has completed a 2-month training programme at South Asian Media School in Pakistan. During her time in Pakistan, she gained work experience working with other journalists from South Asian countries. In addition to completing a Level-4 Business Management course, she has completed an ABE Level-5 Diploma in Marketing Management and ABE Level-6 Diploma in Marketing Management (Associate Degree).

Ms Zeena Zahir has also been Vice President of South Asian Women’s Media Co, as well as Council Member and Spokesperson of Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP). Before her election and appointment as Commissioner at Maldives Broadcasting Commission, Zeena Zahir held the post of Assistant Manager at Maldives Ports Limited.

Ms Zeena Zahir was elected as Commissioner for a five year term of office by the People’s Majlis and appointed by the President of Maldives, on 5th April 2016.


Uza. Aminath Saraahath Izzath – Commissioner

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Uza. Aminath Saraahath Izzath, who has completed Master of Sharia, has been a registered lawyer since 2004.

Uza. Aminath Saraahath Izzath has worked as a lawyer at Public Complaints Bureau and the Presidential Commission. In addition, she worked as a lawyer at Civil Service Commission. She also practiced in High Court, Civil Court and at the Employment Tribunal.

Uza. Aminath Saraahath Izzath was a member of the Complaint’s Committee during 2004 and 2009 Parliamentary Elections.

Uza. Aminath Saraahath Izzath was elected as Commissioner for a five year term of office by the People’s Majlis and appointed  by the President of Maldives, on 5th April 2016.


Amjad Waheed – Commissioner

Mr Amjad Waheed was elected as Commissioner for a five year term of office by the People’s Majlis and appointed  by the President of Maldives, on 15th March 2018.


Ali Yoosuf – Commissioner

 

Mr Ali Yoosuf was elected as Commissioner for a five year term of office by the People’s Majlis and appointed  by the President of Maldives, on 5th December 2019.


Aminath Ameena – Commissioner

Ms Aminath Ameena was elected as Commissioner for a five year term of office by the People’s Majlis and appointed  by the President of Maldives, on 14th June 2020.