MP sends first proposal to amend Constitution

MP for Dhaal, Kudahuvadhoo, Ahmer Amir, sent the first proposal to Parliament to amend the Constitution, reports Miadhu.

Amir proposed to amend Article 231 (c) which stipulates local council’s term shall be of three years. He proposed to change it to a five year term, arguing that having elections every three years would be very costly.

This is the first proposal for amending the Constitution of the Maldives since it was adopted in August 2008.