Gaumee Itthihaad

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Gaumee Itthihaad
National Unity Party

ޤައުމީ އިއްތިހާދު
Leader Mohammed Waheed Hassan
Secretary-General Topy - Ahmed Thaufeeq
Founded August 2008
Headquarters 1st Floor
Ma. Eureka
Raiydhibay Hingun
Male', Maldives
Ideology Social democracy
Political position Centre-left
Colours Green, White

Gaumee Itthihaad, also known as the National Unity Party or GIP, is headed by Dr. Mohammed Waheed Hassan, former President of Maldives, first Vice President of Maldives. GIP is a moderate party that was part of the coalition of former ruling party for the Republic of Maldives. Under the coalition agreement with the Maldivian Democratic Party, GIP were awarded three seats in the cabinet; the Fisheries Ministry, the Education Ministry, and the Ministry for Economic Development and Trade. [1] Though these positions have been revoked by then President in contravention of the coalition agreement. [2]

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