Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) needs to stay in power for 10 more years to bring the changes the Maldives need, according to Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed.
While speaking at the campaign event of MDP’s candidate Mohamed Rashid held at Sh. Foakidhoo for the upcoming Komandoo by-election, Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed said several good changes have come under the current presidency of Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and the ‘Free First Degree Program’ is one of them. He also noted that 54 students from Sh. Foakaidhoo are currently enrolled in the program and A’ Level education was made available on the island under the current administration.
“In the upcoming years, you will keep winning and become wealthier. Our work has always been to make policies that facilitate these things for the people,” said Nasheed. He also added that MDP has always worked to find ways to increase the income of the people and one of the major progress made in this work was setting a minimum wage. The minimum wage will benefit a lot of people on the island and those who work in resorts, according to Nasheed.
“Once again we’re asking the same questions. What just happened? Did we reach our goals or did we make the jump we were hoping for? Did the changes we were hoping for come? No, it did not come.” claimed Nasheed.
It is the work of a whole generation to bring these changes and one vote today will not be enough and we need to impose MDP’s policies to make this a reality, according to Nasheed.
“Maldivian Democratic Party needs to stay in power for 10 more years.” Nasheed reiterated.
Senior officials from MDP are currently touring Shaviyani atoll for the campaign of its candidate Mohamed Rashid for the Komandoo by-election.