Ahmed Shafeeq Ibrahim Moosa

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1968 –

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Who is Ahmed Shafeeq Ibrahim Moosa?

Ahmed Shafeeq Ibrahim Moosa, famously known as Sappe' was the President's Envoy for Science and Technology of the first democratically elected Government of the Maldives. He was appointed on 11 March 2009. He resigned from the Government on 9th February 2012, soon after President Nasheed's Government was allegedly overthrown by the incumbent President Mohamed Waheed two days earlier.

Moosa is amongst those who campaigned for democracy and human rights which led to the end of the 30 year rule of Gayoom in November 2008. He is the founder and editor in chief of the news website Dhivehi Observer.

Moosa is a senior member of the Maldivian Democratic Party and was elected to its first General Council. He was a widely outspoken critic of the former president Gayoom. He lived in self-proclaimed exile in the United Kingdom with his family from 2003 - 2008. The opposition Coalition won the Presidential Election held in October 2008.

Moosa is normally resident in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Born
Nov 4, 1968
Malé
Also known as
  • Sappé
  • Ahmed Moosa
Spouses
Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • Maldives
Profession
Education
  • University of Glasgow
  • Malé English School
  • University of Birmingham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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