Maldives Ambassador to Sri Lanka resigns

Maldives Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mohamed ‘Mundhu’ Hussain Shareef has resigned from his post, the Maldives media reported.

Shareef was to handover his resignation yesterday. He had refrained from revealing why he had chosen to resign, Raajje TV reported.

Incumbent President Abdulla Yameen had on the 06th of September 2017, appointed Shareef as the Ambassador, with him having presented his credentials to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on the 23rd of October 2017.

He was nominated by the outgoing President after the state dismissed his predecessor Zahiya Zareer in August 2017.

Shareef held government posts such as Minister of Youth and Sports as well as Minister of the President’s office during Yameen’s tenure, he also formerly served as of Ambassador to Japan since August 2016. (Colombo Gazette)

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