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Mohamed Nasheed

Maldivian politician

Mohamed Nasheed
Mohamed Nasheed

Mohamed Nasheed GCSK is a Maldivian politician, Speaker of the People's Majlis since May 2019 and formerly the fourth President of the Maldives from 2008 to 2012. He is the first democratically elected president of the Maldives and is also one of the founders of the Maldivian Democratic Party. In the first round of the 2008 presidential election, he won 25% of the votes and was later assigned as the candidate of the first opposition coalition defeating President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who had governed the Maldives as president for 30 continuous years. Nasheed assumed office on 11 November 2008. Nasheed later worked with Maumoon Abdul Gayoom to defeat President Yameen in the 2018 presidential election.

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