Opposition leader agree to elect MPs who lose their seats

Opposition leader agree to elect MPs who lose their seats

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From Left: President of Adhaalath Party, Imran Abdulla, the Leader of Jumhooree Party (JP), Qasim Ibrahim, former President Mohamed Nasheed and the former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

Following the Supreme Court ruling, the leaders of the coalition has agreed to elect the MPs who lose their seat, in the by-election.

The opposition leaders in agreement are the former Presidents Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and Mohamed Nasheed along with the President of Adhaalath Party, Imran Abdulla and the Leader of Jumhooree Party (JP), Qasim Ibrahim.

The agreement was announced by the Deputy Leader of JP, Abdulla Riyaz at a press conference at Maafannu Kunooz on Friday.

He said that the four leaders discussed the agreement before the decision.

Speaking at the press conference, the MP for Dhiggaru constituency, Ahmed Faaris Maumoon said that if an MP loses their seat in their service, the opposition is ready to re-elect them.

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