Funds to 4 political parties; largest allotment to MDP

Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) holds a rally to mark MDP's leader, President Mohamed Nasheed and spouse, Laila Ali (R)'s return from self-exile on November 1, 2018. (File Photo/Mohamed Muzayyin Nazim)

Elections Commission (EC) has announced the names of the political parties which will be awarded funds by the State this year.

In a short statement this Thursday afternoon, EC announced that the commission planned on sending a request to the Ministry of Finance for release of funds to four political parties. They are:

  • Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)
  • Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM)
  • Jumhoory Party (JP)
  • Maldives Development Alliance (MDA)

‘Sun’ has been informed the largest allotment, at MVR 12.8 million, will be awarded to MDP which is now the country’s ruling party.

To be updated…