Jumhooree Party

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The Jumhooree Party (Dhivehi: ޖުމްހޫރީ ޕާޓީ, Republican Party) is a political party in the Maldives. The party was founded by a group of MPs on 26 May 2008,[2] and grew quickly, rapidly overtaking the Maldivian Democratic Party to become the largest opposition party in the Majlis for that year.[3]

Jumhooree Party

ޖުމްހޫރީ ޕާޓީ
LeaderQasim Ibrahim
Founded26 May 2008 (2008-05-26)
HeadquartersMalé, Maldives
Membership10,577[1]
IdeologyEconomic liberalism
Social conservatism
Nationalism
Islamic democracy
Political positionCentre-right to right-wing
Majlis
5 / 87
Website
jumhooree.org/jp/

*Membership as of 25 June 2017

The party's leader and its presidential candidate is businessman and former finance minister Qasim Ibrahim.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Election Commission of Maldives | Jumhooree Party". Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "A New Party to be Registered". Maldives Chronicle. 2008-05-26. Retrieved 2008-09-06.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Republican Party Becomes Largest Opposition Group In Parliament". Minivan News. 2008-08-07. Archived from the original on 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-09-06.
  4. ^ "Gasim Announces Candidacy, Claiming Five Parties' Support". Minivan News. 2008-08-16. Retrieved 2008-09-06.[dead link]