On 28 October 2019, the People’s Majilis approved Fathuhulla Jameel as the new Commissioner General of Taxation of the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority.
Following the second amendment to the Tax Administration Act, a new Commissioner General was to be appointed within thirty days from commencement of the Act. Fathuhulla was one of two names in consideration for the position. His name was approved with a unanimous vote of 82 members present in the Majilis.
Fathuhulla holds a degree in Applied Accounts and is a member, and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Fathuhulla served in the government in both the Department of Inland Revenue, and the MIRA, as Director General of Audit and Investigation and is currently the Manager, Tax, Risk and Compliance of Dhiraagu.
Additionally, Asma Shafeeu was approved by 81 members present in the Majilis, as the new Deputy Commissioner General of Taxation.
Fathuhulla and Asmas name will be sent to the President for appointment to the positions.