MDP Congratulates Prime Minister David Cameron and the Conservative Party

The Maldives Democratic Party (MDP) wishes to express sincere congratulations to Prime Minister David Cameron and the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom for the remarkable victory in the UK General Elections held on 6 May 2015.

The imprisoned President of the MDP, former President Mohamed Nasheed wishes to convey his compliments from the confines of a cell in Maafushi jail in the Maldives on the impressive victory for the Conservative Party under the leadership of Prime Minister David Cameron.

He further stated “I am heartened by the electoral successes of my friends in the Conservative Party, who has so steadfastly stood by us as we have endeavored to nurture our nascent democracy in the Maldives.”

“I take this opportunity to extend my warmest congratulations to our friends in the Conservative Party who have retained their seats as well as those members who are freshly beginning a parliamentary career as proud Conservatives under your able and inspiring leadership. I have no doubt that under the leadership of Prime Minister Cameron, the Conservative Party will lead the United Kingdom to even greater prosperity and success in the future, both at home and internationally” President Nasheed added.

The MDP is greatly appreciative of its close friendship and cooperation with the Conservative Party, from whom we have gained much experience and knowledge on political party building and democratic practice. The MDP takes this opportunity to thank the Conservative Party for their invaluable support to consolidate democracy in the Maldives.