ECM registers MRM as a political party

Elections Commission of Maldives (ECM) has registered Maldives Reform Movement (MRM) as a political party.

At a function held at ECM, President of ECM Ahmed Shareef handed over the certificate of registration to executive member of MRM, Minister of Higher Education Dr. Ibrahim Hassan.

During the function, the head of the electoral body advised MRM to operate within the limits of Political Party Act and relevant regulations. Shareef also highlighted the changes needed to be brought to the Political Party Act. He particularly noted the funds provided by the state to political parties must be in accordance with the successes of the parties in elections.

MRM assured ECM all its political activities will be held within legal limits.