Jumhooree Party

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Jumhooree Party
ޖުމްހޫރީ ޕާޓީ
Leader Qasim Ibrahim
Founded 2008
Headquarters Malé, Maldives
Membership 10577[1]
Ideology Liberal conservatism
Political position Centre-right
Majlis of the Maldives
15 / 85

Membership Updated 25 June 2017

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,[2] and grew quickly, rapidly overtaking the Maldivian Democratic Party to become the largest opposition party in the Majlis for that year.[3]

The party's leader and Its presidential candidate is businessman and former finance minister Qasim Ibrahim.[4]


  1. ^ http://www.elections.gov.mv/jp.html
  2. ^ "A New Party to be Registered". Maldives Chronicle. 2008-05-26. Retrieved 2008-09-06. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "Gasim Announces Candidacy, Claiming Five Parties' Support". Minivan News. 2008-08-16. Retrieved 2008-09-06. [dead link]