Former MP Gadhdhoo Zahir dies at age 74

Former Gadhdhoo MP Zahir Adam. (File Photo/People's Majlis)

Former parliamentary representative for Gadhdhoo constituency, Zahir Adam (Gadhdhoo Zahir) has passed away.

Sun has been informed Zahir Adam, 74, passed away on Monday night, and that he tested positive for COVID-19.

His death marks Maldives' 102nd COVID-19 fatality.

Zahir Adam represented GDh. Atoll constituency from February 2005 to May 2009, and Gadhdhoo constituency from May 2009 to May 2014.

He also served on the special parliament from February 2005 to June 2008.

His son Ahmed Zahir followed his footsteps into politics, and is the incumbent parliamentary representative for Gadhdhoo constituency.