Jumhooree Party

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Jumhooree Party
ޖުމްހޫރީ ޕާޓީ
Leader Qasim Ibrahim
Founded 2008
Headquarters Malé, Maldives
Majlis of the Maldives
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Politics of the Maldives
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Elections

The Republican Party (Jumhooree party) is a political party in the Maldives. The party was founded by a group of MPs on May 26, 2008,[1] and grew quickly, rapidly overtaking the Maldivian Democratic Party to become the largest opposition party in the Majlis.[2]

The party's leader is Ahmed Nashid. Its 2008 presidential candidate is businessman and former finance minister Qasim Ibrahim.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A New Party to be Registered". Maldives Chronicle. 2008-05-26. Retrieved 2008-09-06. 
  2. ^ "Republican Party Becomes Largest Opposition Group In Parliament". Minivan News. 2008-08-07. Archived from the original on 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-09-06. 
  3. ^ "Gasim Announces Candidacy, Claiming Five Parties’ Support". Minivan News. 2008-08-16. Retrieved 2008-09-06. [dead link]

[www.jumhooreeparty.com]