Male’ City Council gives tsunami monument area to MDP until end of June

Male’ City Council has extended the duration given to Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) to continue its protest at the tsunami monument area, reports online newspaper ‘Sun’.

Sun reported that the Council today decided to give the area to the MDP until the end of June this year.

The council first gave the area to MDP until the end of March.

The MDP is protesting the ousting of former President Mohamed Nasheed in what the party says was a military and police-led coup, funded by several opposition politicians and resort owners.