Communications Minister Maleeh rejects the no confidence notice

Former Minister of Communications, Science and Technology Mohamed Maleeh Jamal | Photo: Mihaaru

Malé, Maldives – A notice has been sent to the Minister of Communication, Science and Technology Mohamed Maleeh Jamaal asking him to respond to the no confidence motion submitted at the Parliament against him.

The motion was submitted by the Parliamentary Group leader of MDP Ali Azim. The Parliamentary Group (PG) of the leading governing coalition party, Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) voted in favor of moving forward with a no confidence vote against Minister Maleeh with 14 members signing the motion.

The Speaker of the Parliament, Mohamed Nasheed informed that the Parliament has sent a notice asking Minister Maleeh to respond to the no confidence motion that has been submitted to the parliament against him.

Minister Maleeh stated regarding this that he did receive the notice, however, the 14 members who signed the motion were deluded and he will take action against this.

False statements that make no sense. Hugely illegal act. The notice will be sent back.

Minister of Communication, Science and Technology, Mohamed Maleeh Jamaal

According to section (B) of the 207th regulation of the Parliament, if a no confidence motion against a Minister of Maldives is submitted to the Parliament, then the Minister must be informed of the motion 14 days before the debate begins in the parliament. The regulation also states that the Minister must be given opportunities to respond or justify themselves via writing or speaking as well.