Razeena resigns as Financial Controller to pursue her PhD


Fathimath Razeena, the Financial Controller at the Ministry of Finance, has resigned.

Finance Ministry’s Communication Director Lamaan Waheed confirmed the news, adding that Razeena resigned to pursue her higher studies abroad.

Razeena is reportedly undertaking her Doctorate Degree in Finance and Accounting.

Working in the Government for over 25 years, Razeena worked in the Education Ministry from 1997 to 2007. She began her tenure at the Ministry of Finance in 2007. She was appointed as Financial Controller of Ministry of Finance on July 5, 2016. She has worked for the development of the Public Accounting System of Maldives since 2007 and actively engaged in developing the decentralized governments accounting system.

She also served as a board member at 3 SOE’s in a period of 2008 to 2015. She is the Board Director at Maldives to SAARC Development Fund. She was also a member of the first National Pay Commission of Maldives and a member of the Steering Committee for the PFM project. 

The Financial Controller is responsible for managing the Treasury and Public Accounts of the State. The Financial Controller will have to establish a system to collect the money due to the state along with maintaining the accounts of the revenue received by the state.