Abdulla Yameen

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Birthday
21, 1959
Birthplace
Maldives
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Maldives

About

This Progressive Party politician took office in late 2013 as sixth president of the Maldives. His older brother, Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom, had held the same office from 1978 until 2008.

Before Fame

After earning a business degree from the American University of Beirut and a public policy degree from California's Claremont Graduate University, he served on the Maldives' People's Majlis legislative body.

Trivia

He carried out several important initiatives of the Maldives' State Electric Company.

Family Life

He was born in Malé, the Republic of Maldives, to Attorney General Abdul Qayyoom Ibrahim.

Associated With

He succeeded Mohammed Waheed Hassan as President of the Maldives.