Ex-pres Maumoon rejoices opposition win in local elections

Former President Maumoon Abdul gayyoom PHOTO:Nishan Ali/Mihaaru

Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom remarked that the results of the Local Council Elections 2017 on Saturday are a great victory for the joint opposition.

In a tweet he posted early Sunday, the ousted leader of ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) Maumoon described the win as a huge achievement for the four opposition parties who are collaborating to reform the country.

While staying at neighbouring India, Maumoon added that the four parties will move forward with their efforts in the coming days as well.

As per the current results, Opposition MDP has won 12 seats from 13 seats of Male City, and two seats out of three from Fuvahmulah City and all the seats of Addu City.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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