President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has appointed former Addu City Mayor Abdulla Sodig as Minister of State for National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure.

At a special ceremony held this morning at the President’s Office, President Solih presented the letter of appointment to him.

President Solih sits with newly appointed State Minister at the Housing Ministry Sodig/ Photo: President's Office

Abdulla Sodig completed his first degree, Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Chemical Technology from the University of South Australia, in Adelaide, Australia.

He previously served three consecutive terms as the Mayor of Addu City.