Former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb’s Maldives Third-Way Democrats (MTD) have announced their intention to run in the People’s Majlis by-election for the Komandoo seat.
Candidates from the party who want to run in the by-elections can send their applications to the party’s official email email@example.com by 17:00 on Monday, December 27, according to the MTD.
Other political parties that have declared their participation in the by-election include the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), the opposition coalition of the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) and the People’s National Congress (PNC), and the Maldives National Party (MNP)
The Komandoo seat became vacant after MP Hussain Waheed died on December 14. He died at the age of 53 in ADK Hospital while undergoing cancer treatment.
The Elections Commission stated by-elections for the Komandoo seat would be held on February 5, 2022.