Entries by Niharika Sharma

PRESIDENT YAMEEN CONCEDES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has, while accepting the provisional results by the Elections Commission, conceded the 2018 Presidential Election to President-Elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. While addressing the nation this afternoon, the President noted that he would continue to serve until the end of the current Presidential term and work to ensure a smooth transition […]

PROVISIONAL RESULTS ANNOUNCED IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

The Elections Commission of Maldives has announced provisional results of the elections to elect the President of the Maldives, for the next five years. Candidate of the Maldivian Democratic Party, Member of Parliament Honourable Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, won the election, having received 134,616 votes. Candidate of the Progressive Party of the Maldives, incumbent President Abdulla […]

MALDIVES OVERVIEW: WEEK ENDING (15TH – 21ST SEPTEMBER)

PRESIDENTIAL VISITS Visit to Addu City and Fuvammulah City President Yameen concluded his visit to Addu City and Fuvahmulah City on 15th September. During his visit, the President visited Hulhumeedhoo of Addu City and initiated sewerage services and water services of the city.He also inaugurated housing units and the Addu Fisheries Complex, and marked the […]

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WILL BE OPEN TO INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERS AND MONITORS, SAYS ELECTIONS COMMISSION

In a statement released today, the Elections Commission has stated that 38 delegates from 11 International Organisations will act as International Observers at the upcoming Presidential Election to be held on the 23rd of September 2018. This includes representatives from the Elections Commissions of Sri Lanka, The Philippines, Romania, Thailand, Malaysia, Palestine, Hungary, as well as from […]

PRESIDENT YAMEEN APPEALS TO FOCUS ON DEVELOPING THE COUNTRY

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has called upon everyone to focus on development and avoid creating turmoil in the country. The President made this remark while addressing the gathering at the function organised by Progressive Party of Maldives this evening. The President was accompanied by First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim. In his speech, President Yameen noted […]