MP for Kaashidhoo constituency, Abdulla Jabir has signed on to become a member of the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP).
MP Jabir gave his signature as a member of the ruling party during a special ceremony held at Salt Cafe on Sunday. The ceremony was attended by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and senior officials of the party.
Speaking to the press after the signing ceremony, President Solih revealed that Jabir joining MDP is a matter of great pride for both MDP and for himself.
He noted that the party will make great progress, with Jabir joining as a member, and that he is certain the lawmaker will also play an important role in winning the upcoming presidential election for MDP in September.
“I have no doubt that I will receive Jabir’s generous contributions in winning the upcoming presidential election” President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
Further, the president added that Jabir had been very helpful in every way, even when MDP came into power back in 2018, noting that Jabir had worked hard to make it possible.
In addition to this, President Solih recalled the times Jabir worked with him at the People’s Majlis.
President Solih highlighted that Jabir will secure the support of many individuals if he comes out with the same energy and passion, shown during his time working together in parliament, based on that experience.
The Maldivian leader went on to express his confidence that political figures in the frontline of the political sphere as well as many members of the general public, will join the party in the near future.
Speaking at the ceremony, MP Jabir stated that he has always been a member of MDP and that those who didn’t wish him to be a member of MDP, have left the party now.
Highlighting that he supports none other than President Solih to remain in power for a second term, Jabir assured that he will work with his full capability to help the president win the September election.
The lawmaker added that the people support President Solih, because of his successful efforts to carry out development projects across the country.