President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has appointed Dr Ahmed Abdulla Didi as the country’s new Chief Justice.
Dr. Didi, who had been serving a judge at the Supreme Court, won the backing of the People’s Majlis with the vote of 36 lawmakers at the sitting held last Wednesday night.
Meanwhile, former High Court judges Abdulla Didi and Abdul Ghanee Mohamed has been appointed to the two vacant seats at the Supreme Court.
Both Abdulla Didi and Abdul Ghanee Mohamed also won the Majlis’ backing during the sitting held last Wednesday night. They both received 36 votes.
The new Chief Justice Dr Didi and the two new Supreme Court judges Abdulla Didi and Abdul Ghanee Mohamed were sworn into office by Supreme Court judge Abdulla Areef, in front of Yameen, in a function held at the President’s Office this Thursday morning.
All three received their letters of appointment by Yameen during the function.
Dr Didi received his higher education at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt.
First Class Honors PhD in Public International Law
Excellent Class Master’s Degree in Constitutional Law
Postgraduate Degree in Public Law
Bachelor of Law in Trial and Legal Studies
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