President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih assigned the Drug Court’s Judge Mahaz Ali Zahir to the Supreme Court bench vacancy.
At a ceremony at the President’s Office, President Solih presented the letter of appointment to Judge Mahaz.
The judge has previously served at the Office of the Attorney General as an assistant state attorney and at the Office of the Prosecutor General as an assistant public prosecutor.
Mahaz graduated from Maldives College of Higher Education, the current National University of Maldives (MNU), with a Bachelor of Law degree. He emerged from the International Islamic University Malaysia with a Master’s degree in Comparative Law.
The judge is proficient in Dhivehi, English and Arabic languages.