Maldivian Democratic Party urges Elections Commission to work towards gaining public confidence


Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has called on Elections Commission (EC) to engage itself in a manner that would not diminish the confidence and trust the members of the public have for the institution.

In a press statement issued on Monday, MDP said a large number of people were calling the party due to public confusion over interim election results being announced by the commission. The party claimed that the confusion was caused by lack of a standardized format and standards by the commission in announcing the results.

The party expressed such lack of uniformity was causing great confusion and dissatisfaction among the public raising doubts over accuracy and validity of the election results announced.

MDP said the party has always been a firm supporter and promoter of fair and free elections and urged elections commission to make arrangements to dispel public fears and doubts over accuracy and validity of election results.

Miadhu News

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