Question. Who among the following was elected as new President of Maldives?
(B)Ibrahim Mohammad Solih
- Maldivian politician and leader of Maldivian Democratic Party have won the presidential election defeating the current president Mohammad Nasheed.
- Ibrahim Mohammad Solih is due to succeed Yameen on 17th November 2018.
- Total 2, 62, 135 voters have cast their vote. Voter turnout was about 85%. Maldivian Democratic Party got more than 58% of the votes and Progresssive Party of Maldives got a little over 41 % votes.
- Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was first elected to the Parliament in 1994 at the age of 30.
- He also led the Maldives Political Reform Movement from 2003 until 2008. This movement led to the adoption of a new modern constitution and multi-party democracy for the first time in the country’s history.