Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has announced May 29th as the date for its national council elections, for which candidacy is open now.
MDP Spokesperson, North Maafannu MP Imthiyaz Fahmy stated that 455 representatives will be elected to districts, provinces, and cities in this election. This includes presidents, vice presidents, secretaries, deputy secretaries, and media secretaries to each district along with presidents and vice presidents to each province and city.
The polling is set to place take place on May 29th between 9 am to 5 pm and all members registered to MDP by April 18th will be eligible to vote.
District president candidates would require the endorsement of at least 50 MDP members from the district while candidates running for the presidency of provinces and cities would require endorsement from a minimum of 200 members.