MDP’s objective is to decide using ballot boxes: Nasheed

Mohamed Nasheed | Photo: PSM

Malé, Maldives – Former President and current Speaker of the Maldives Parliament Mohamed Nasheed, today, said that the largest political party of the country Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) uses ballot boxed to make decisions.

Today is another success for the nation. MDP’s greatest goal is to make decisions using ballot boxes with everyone’s participation.

Mohamed Nasheed

The largest internal party elections commenced at 09:00 and will end at 17:00. While 455 positions are being filled, 165 won the seats by default.

This election has 300 ballot boxes spread across the Maldives with 733 party members running for internal positions.

Pundits say that this election will determine the popularity of Speaker Mohamed Nasheed against incumbent President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih within MDP, amid political factions allegedly forming in the ruling party.