Malé City Council

Malé City Council is the local government body responsible for the governance of the city of Malé. The Council was created in 2011, with the enactment of the Decentralization Bill, which saw the introduction of local governance to the country.

The city is divided into 11 political wards each with one councilor. The current councilors elected in the country’s second local council elections in 2014.

The responsibilities of council;

  • To provide democratic and accountable governance;
  • To foster the social and economic well-being and development of the community;
  • To establish a safe, healthy and ecologically diverse environment;
  • To achieve such other objects as prescribed by law.