El Vadila (Arabic: الفضيلة, lit. Virtue)[1] is an Islamist political party in Mauritania,[2] led by Ethmane Ould Ahmed Aboulmaaly.


The party was registered in 2006.[2] It won three seats in the 2013 parliamentary elections.[3]


  1. ^ Mauritania's Islamists The Carnegie Papers
  2. ^ a b Matthijs Bogaards, Matthias Basedau, Christof Hartmann (2013) Ethnic Party Bans in Africa, Routledge, p34
  3. ^ Elections held in 2013 IPU