Chairman of Fenaka Corporation, Mohamed Nadheem has resigned after anti-graft watchdog Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) launched a probe into theft of USD 1 million from state coffers.
No official confirmation has been made in this regard and the reason for the same is stated to unclear
Nadheem is the husband of former President Maumoon Gayoom’s daughter Yumna Maumoon
The company is undergoing major changes in top management after the allegations of corruption
MVR 17 million issued by the corporation USD 1 million went missing in August this year
Former Managing Director of Fenaka Corporation, Ahmed Nimal was removed from his position on September 26
Nadheem in his resignation letter to Privatisation board said:
Since my appointment to the post on December 25, 2013 I have performed my duties sincerely, to the best of his abilities. He said that he worked with the aim of achieving goals, related to the company, outlined in the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) manifesto. With the help of the company’s board, I tried to make the 24-hour electricity pledge a reality. I worked for the betterment of the Maldivian people.
The women’s activist and a proclaimed feminist from the small Indian Ocean archipelago, Safaath is among the 17 people appointed as the inaugural class of UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals.
Safaath, who has emerged as one of the youngest face in the Maldives, quickly got attention over her vision and best wishes started pouring in.
The 25-year-old could not contain her excitement over meeting the celebrities, social and political leaders who were also present at the event for the good cause, including actors Mark Ruffalo and Preity Zinta.
— Safaath Ahmed (@safaathahmed)<ahref=”https://twitter.com/safaathahmed/status/778553125380694016″>September 21, 2016
Selected from over 18,000 nominations from 186 countries, Safaath has been recognised for her leadership and contribution to the achievement of the 17 Global Goals, also known as Sustainable Development Goals- to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the young leaders and said,
“These 17 young change-makers are a testament to the ingenuity of youth and I congratulate them for their exceptional leadership and demonstrated commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.”
The flagship initiative of the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth comes against a backdrop of increasing efforts by the UN to engage young people in the implementation of SDGs.