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All coalition partners except MDP to contest in accordance with the coalition agreement !

All coalition partners except MDP to contest in accordance with the coalition agreement !


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All coalition partners except MDP has decided to contest in the parliamentary elections in accordance with the coalition agreement. 

JP, MRM and AP made an agreement with President Solih earlier this year and they have decided to follow the agreement. According to the agreement MDP should contest for 40% of the seats. Meanwhile, JP and AP will contest in 25 and 15 percent respectively. President Maumoon’s MRM will contest for 20% of the seats.

In addition, they agreed to contest as a coalition in the 2020 local council elections as well. If MDP follows the agreement they will contest for 35 seats. JP will contest for 22 seats and AP will contest for 13 seats. Meanwhile MRM will contest for 17 seats. 

However MDP’s council have decided to contest for all the 87 seats of the parliament.