Four councillors of Raa Atoll join MDP

Four councillors of Raa Atoll have joined Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) last night.

The four councillors who signed the membership forms at a ceremony held last night are Alifushi Council’s DRP member and Vice President of the Council Ibrahim Shuaib, Alifushi Atoll Council’s PPM member Ibrahim Mahees, Vaadhoo Council’s Gaumee Itthihad Party member Ali Riyaz, and Rasgetheem Council’s Adhaalath Party member Hussain Rashad.

President of Alifushi Council Abdul Latheef Abdul Rahman said that following this development, majority at the island council is held by MDP, with three MDP members and two PPM members.

Several members of the public also signed the membership forms for MDP at last night’s ceremony, at which MDP Presidential Candidate Mohamed Nasheed was also present.