Kaasdhioo consistency and Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) leader MP Abdulla Jabir has put a motion to the parliament floor requesting to free President Yameen from his jail sentence.
The motion state the following COVID-19 has brought the Maldives economy to halt and people of Maldives are now facing troubled times with people going poor. Hence, the government should release President Yameen from jail and meet the former president to formulate by working together to get aid in order to recover the economy from its current state.
In response to this motion, MP Jabir has stated that President Yameen is closely allied with China and Middle Eastern countries. He noted the only person whom can get the technical support and aid from these countries is President Yameen.
Furthermore, he believes that President Yameen has the best vision to deal with such a situation. He requested that both political leaders need to put aside their difference and work for the betterment of the country during this situation. He hopes the following motion brought forth would pass and both parties would be able to worker together.