Ibrahim Faisal Appointed as Minister of Tourism in the Maldives

Movers and Shakers
PUBLISHED November 21, 2023 | updated November 21, 2023 01:12

Ibrahim Faisal, the newly appointed Tourism Minister for the Maldives, received the oath of office in a recent ceremony at the President's Office, following the swearing-in of the new President of Maldives.

Having commenced his political journey in 2013, Minister Ibrahim Faisal is deeply rooted in education, having pursued higher studies at Westminster International College in Malaysia, where he focused on business.

His career in public service began in the police force, followed by a role as deputy minister in the Ministry of Youth and Sports from 2013 to 2015. Subsequently, he served as an additional secretary at the High Commission of Maldives in Malaysia from 2015 to 2018, showcasing a decade of diverse work experiences.

Under the joint leadership of Faisal and President Muizzu, the Maldives government has unveiled ambitious plans to rejuvenate tourism. The commitment includes securing MVR 4 billion in investments and developing 35 new tourist resorts, aiming for a diversified and flourishing hospitality landscape.

Recognizing the economic challenges faced by the nation, the duo pledges to address the budget deficit and boost GDP, demonstrating a commitment to financial resilience. Minister Faisal's background in business management and strategic planning positions him well to contribute to these crucial economic objectives.


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