Ibrahim Mohammad Solih

Ibrahim Mohammad Solih

Question. Who among the following was elected as new President of Maldives?
(A)Abdulla Yameen
(B)Ibrahim Mohammad Solih
(C)Mohammad Nasheed
(D)Dunya Yaumoon
Answer. B
Related facts:

  • 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.

References-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maldivian_presidential_election,_2018

 

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