Priorities, parliamentary system and judicial reform: Nasheed on state media

Former president Mohamed Nasheed, MP-elect for Central Machchangoalhi and presumptive majority leader of the 19th parliament, appeared on state media Monday night after leading his Maldivian Democratic Party to a historic landslide victory in Saturday’s parliamentary elections. Characterising the stunning results as the culmination of a decades-long struggle for democracy, the 51-year-old expressed interest in leading the MDP’s parliamentary group and backed veteran lawmaker Mohamed Aslam to become the next speaker of parliament. He spoke about plans for judicial reform and addressed allegations made during the campaign about scheming to become prime minister. With the MDP’s super majority, Nasheed said important questions would be put to public referendums and parliamentary committees would regularly question members of independent bodies. He pledged public consultation and debate before pursuing constitutional amendments................

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