Politics

Qasim to be made the Speaker of the Parliament

Joint opposition parliamentary group

At a meeting held at the Jumhoory Party Office at Maafannu Kunooz, the Parliamentary Group of the Opposition Coalition has decided to appoint the MP for Maamigili constituency and the Leader of Jumhoory Party, Qasim Ibrahim, as the Speaker of the Parliament. 

Led by 51 opposition MPs, a No Confidence case against the Speaker of the Parliament, Abdulla Maseeh, was brought to the parliament floor today and a vote on the matter has been set on the agenda for 8 November.

After the joint Parliamentary Group meeting, the President-Elect, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said that the meeting tonight focused on work of the Parliament and the appointing Qasim Ibrahim after the no-confidence vote against the Speaker of the Parliament.

Aside from being the MP for Maamigili constituency, Qasim Ibrahim has served as the Speaker of the Parliament from 2004 to 2008.

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Source URL: Sun.mv

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