The Maldivian Democratic Party’s parliamentary campaign spokesperson Ms Afshan Latheef has praised the Adhalath Party today.
In a press conference held by the part today, Ms Afshan stated that Adhalath Party is a well-organized party which has a very strong governance structure. She said that hence it is very easy for MDP to work with Adhalath Party.
Adhalath Party has proposed MDP to work together in the upcoming parliamentary elections. Adhalath Party initially announced that they will run for 13 constituencies out of the 87 constituencies in the parliament. However, they announced later that they are now ready to give up more seats for MDP.
Adhalath Party was once described as an Islamic fundamentalist party which promotes extremism by MDP’s leader Mr.Mohammed Nasheed. Similarly, Adhalath Party’s leader Sheikh Imran stated that Mr.Nasheed is an enemy of Islam and that MDP is funded by churches abroad. Sheikh Imran who is also the current Home Minister also accused MDP of being behind the murder of religious scholar Dr.Afrasheem Ali.