President appoints new Deputy Planning Minister to oversee DNR

National ID Card of Maldives | Photo: Sun

Malé, Maldives – President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday appointed Aishath Rasheeda as Deputy Minister of National Planning, Housing, and Infrastructure.

Deputy Minister Rasheeda was appointed as the person responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Department of National Registration (DNR).

Aishath Rasheeda previously served as a senior computer programmer at DNR and as an Assistant Customs Officer at the Maldives Customs Service. She holds a Bachelor of Computer Studies from the University of Sunderland, United Kingdom.

This comes at a time when netizens have made multiple complaints regarding the service at the DNR and called for faster, digitized processes.