President appoints new Commissioner of Prisons

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom has today appointed Mr Ahmed Shihan as the new Commissioner of Prisons of Maldives Correctional Service.

The presentation of Letter of Appointment was held this afternoon at the President’s Office.

Mr Ahmed Shihan had previously served as Commissioner of Prisons of Maldives Correctional Service; and also served at Department of Penitentiary and Rehabilitative Services as Commissioner of Prisons and Director General prior to the formation of Maldives Correctional Service.

Mr Mohamed Husham who served as the Commissioner of Prisons prior to the appointment of Mr Ahmed Shihan has retired from service with effect from today.

The staff of Maldives Correctional Service welcomes Commissioner Ahmed Shihan and congratulates him on his appointment as the Commissioner of Prisons.