Our Leaders

MP Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (Ibu) has served as the MP for Hinnavaru since 1995. As one of the country’s most senior and experience politicians, MP Ibu played a leading role in the formation of the MDP and the national reform movement, as part of the Special Majlis that drafted the new Constitution.

Mohamed Nasheed

President of MDP / Parliament Speaker ( MP for Machchangolhi Central constituency )

Mohamed Nasheed was the Maldives’ first democratically elected president (2008-2012). He remains a figurehead for the promotion of human rights and democracy, and an international icon for action against climate change.

President Nasheed was elected as the President of the Maldivian Democratic Party in August 2014.

Mohamed Shifaz

Vice President of MDP

Mohamed Shifaz is the Vice President of MDP. He was the Member of Parliament for Baarshu Constituency (2009-2014).

He was elected the Vice President of MDP in August 2014.

Hassan Latheef

Chairperson / MP for Henveiru West constituency

Hasan Latheef is the Chairperson of the Maldivian Democratic Party. He is a lawyer by profession. Hasan Latheef was the Minister of Human Resources, Youth & Sports (2008-2012).

Ali Azim

MP for Medhu Henveiru constituency / Parliamentary group leader

Ali Niyaz

Deputy Chairperson / MP for Hulhumale’ constituency

Ahmed Abdulla

Deputy Chairperson / MP for Baarashu constituency

Anas Abdul Sattar

Secretary General

Anas Abdul Sattar was appointed by the National Council in February 2015. He is a lawyer by profession.