The commission has requested the finance ministry to distribute MVR23million (US$1.5million) among four of the six political parties
Five of the six registered political parties in the Maldives have united in condemning the elections commission’s refusal to disburse public funding
Citing leadership vacuums and complaints over reckless spending and mismanagement, the elections commission has withheld public funding for all political parties
“We are trying to distribute the funds as soon as possible. It will be given before the preparations for local council elections begin for sure,” EC...