Nasheed to kick off presidential primary campaign tomorrow

Former President and Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Nasheed being welcomed in GDh. Thinadhoo. | Photo: Gaafu

Malé, Maldives – MDP President and Parliament Speaker Mohammed Nasheed‘s campaign team has announced that his campaign launch rally for Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) primary for the upcoming presidential election will be held tomorrow.

Nasheed’s campaign launch will be held at 8:30 pm tomorrow at Sultan Park. The public will have the opportunity to ask questions to Speaker Nasheed.

After holding a campaign rally tomorrow night, Nasheed will start a trip to the northers atolls on Thursday, his campaign team said.

While the deadline for submitting nominations for the MDP presidential primary expired on Saturday, Speaker Nasheed and President Solih were the only two to have submitted their candidacy.

MDP Presidential Primary 2023 Timeline:

  • 18 December 2022– Presidential primary announced
  • 18 December 2022 – Presidential Primary
  • 24 December 2022– Deadline for acceptance of candidate nomination forms (at 16:00)
  • 26 December 2022 – Final list of candidates, with candidate numbers announced
  • 28 December 2022 – Presidential Primary Voters List released and open for complaints
  • 31 December 2022 – Voters List Complaints Deadline (16:00)
  • 03 January 2023 – Presidential Primary Final Voters List Released
  • 10 January 2023- Opening of opportunity for candidate representatives
  • 15 January 2023– Closing date for candidate representatives
  • 28 January 2023– Presidential Primary Voting Day