Application for MMC extended

Maldives Media Council in a meeting the Parliamentary Committee for Independent Institutions | Photo: Maldives Media Council

Male’, Maldives – Home Ministry of Maldives has extended the deadline to apply for Maldives Media Council (MMC).

The Ministry revealed that due to insufficient applications received, it has been decided to extend the deadline to apply for the council, until the 28th of September. Applications were opened as the current term of the 13 sitting members of the council would end b December 11th of this year.

The 13 positions of the council consist of 7 media seats and 6 seats dedicated for the general public. The general public seats may be filled by anyone who does not work in a field related to the media industry. The seven seats dedicated for media personnel have to be nominated by the media itself.

Each term of the council is two years, without the possibility of a member sitting in the council for two consecutive terms.