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Maldives electoral watchdog prepares to issue political party funds

EC member Ahmed Akram (C) speaks at EC press conference regarding the Local Council Elections 2017. PHOTO/MIHAARU

The Elections Commission declared that it will inform the Ministry of Finance and Treasury on Wednesday to issue state funds for four political parties.

EC member Ahmed Akram stated that, similar to 2016, the state funds allocated for political parties in this year’s budget are for ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), Jumhoory Party and Maldives Development Alliance (MDA).

However, Akram did not disclose the amounts allocated for each party.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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