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Abdul Rasheed Hussain

Maldivian writer

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Abdul Rasheed Hussain is a historian, linguist and poet, and a former Minister of Cabinet of the Maldives during the Maumoon Abdul Gayoom administration. His first cabinet portfolio was as the Minister of Atolls Administration in 1993. In addition, he has filled other cabinet positions such as Minister of Employment and Labour, Minister of Planning, Human Resources and Environment, Minister of Fisheries, Agriculture and Marine Resources, and Minister for Higher Education, Employment and Social Security. He also served in the People's Majlis for over 20 years and served as the Deputy Speaker from 2000 to 2005. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Karachi in Pakistan and is the first Maldivian to hold a graduate degree in Economics.

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University of Karachi

University in Pakistan