The former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been nominated as the country’s parliamentary speaker. Nasheed was unanimously chosen to head the People’s Majlis, or the parliament, by his Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) which won a near three-quarter majority in the 87-member assembly in April.
Important Takeaways for LIC AAO/ADO Mains-
1. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is the current President of the Maldives.
2. Male is the capital of the Maldives.
3. The Maldivian rufiyaa is the currency of the Maldives.
Source- All India Radio (AIR News)