Imran re-elected as leader of Adhaalath Party

Home Minister Imran Abdulla: He won re-election as leader of Adhaalath Party on January 30, 2021.

Home Minister Imran Abdulla has been re-elected as leader of Adhaalath Party.

Voting to elect a leader and deputy leader to Adhaalath Party took place virtually earlier this Saturday, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Imran won re-election by competing against Islamic Minister Dr. Ahmed Zahir.

Preliminary results released by Adhaalath Party show Imran won by a landslide with 921 votes, while Zahir won 167 votes.

The party’s internal regulations require for final results to be released within five days.

In a press conference regarding the election on Saturday evening, Adhalath Party said it was the first time for an internal political party election to be held virtually in Maldivian history.

6,846 people had the right to vote in the elections held on Saturday, out of which 1,088 voted.