The Cabinet
H.E. Mr Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
President
Elected on 17 November 2013
H.E. Mr Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor
Vice President
Appointed on 22 July 2015

Temporarily in charge of Ministry of Tourism from 22 July 2015.
Mr Mohamed Hussain Shareef
Minister at the President's Office
Appointed on 19 November 2013
Mr Umar Naseer
Minister of Home Affairs
Appointed on 19 November 2013
Mr Abdulla Jihad
Minister of Finance and Treasury
Appointed on 17 November 2013
Dr Aishath Shiham
Minister of Education
Appointed on 21 November 2013
Ms Irthisham Adam
Minister of Health
Appointed on 20 May 2015
Ms Dunya Maumoon
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Appointed on 17 November 2013
Major General (Ret) Moosa Ali Jaleel
Minister of Defence and National Security
Appointed on 20 January 2015
Dr Mohamed Shainee
Minister of Fisheries and agriculture
Appointed on 19 November 2013

 

 Mohamed Shainee (PhD)

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture

Term of Appointment: 19th November 2013 to present

 

On 19th November 2013, Dr. Mohamed Shainee was sworn in as the Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture.

 

Born on 15th February 1976, Dr. Mohamed Shainee has over 10 years of experience in fisheries and marine resources sector. His last government portfolio was as an Advisor to the Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture in 2009. As an advisor he was providing technical and policy advice on mainly fisheries and marine resources management. In addition, he has served as a technical and managerial staff of the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture from 1994 to 2008. During this period he held positions from Assistant Project Officer to Assistant Director General.

 

Dr. Mohamed Shainee has also served as a board director of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc. and Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company Ltd. In the latter, Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company Ltd., he served the company as the Managing Director.

 

Academically, Dr. Mohamed Shainee holds a Philosophiae of Doctorate in offshore aquaculture cage designing from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. His thesis title was “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of a SPM Cage Concept for Offshore Mariculture”. He also holds a Master Degree in Marine Management from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada and a MSc. in Marine Technology from NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. Dr. Shainee completed his BEng.(Hons) in Marine Technology from the University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK.

 

Dr. Mohamed Shainee has also been working as a national and international consultant in coastal, environmental and ocean engineering projects. His latest international consultancy was to design and dimension of an offshore aquaculture cage grid system in Seribu Islands, Indonesia. As an environmental consultant, Dr. Shainee has conducted over 20 Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for coastal development and infrastructure projects in the Maldives.

 

Mr Mohamed Saeed
Minister of Economic Development
Appointed on 19 November 2013
Dr Mohamed Muizzu
Minister of Housing and Infrastructure
Appointed on 19 November 2013
Mr Ahmed Zuhoor
Minister of Youth and Sports
Appointed on 20 May 2015
Dr Ahmed Ziyad
Minister of Islamic Affairs
Appointed on 6 May 2015
Mr Thoriq Ibrahim
Minister of Environment and Energy
Appointed on 19 November 2013
Uz Mohamed Anil
Attorney General
Appointed on 21 November 2013
The President's Office
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