Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) has announced an offer to contest the upcoming Local Council Elections 2020 on DRP's ticket, on the condition that the candidate brings in 100 new members into the party.
According to DRP, all parties interested in contesting the local council elections on DRP's ticket can do so on the condition that they submit applications of 100 new members.
DRP was founded by former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and was once one of the most popular political parties in the country before internal conflict led to its temporary dissolution.
Since being elected as the MP for Kaashidhoo constituency in the 19th parliament, Jabir took the position of DRP leader on 23 July and has been heavily involved in the party's progress.
Likewise, the party has announced plans to hold the party’s congress as well as increase membership by 10,000.
DRP's congress is scheduled to be held from 27-29 February 2020, at the constituency of Kaashidhoo.